The Terra Cotta Army, Xian, China

This is pit one, which has been about half excavated, and about 2000 warriors out of an estimated 6000 have been reconstructed. Some heads are missing, They used to carry bronze and wooden weapons, [...]

By |2017-11-28T21:25:32-05:00September 23, 2016|Categories: Arts and Culture, Asia, China, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |7 Comments

The Temple of Heaven, Beijing

One of the coolest things about this pavilion in the Temple of Heaven complex, other than the spectacular painting of course, was the fact that these galleries wound around the park in various directions, and [...]

By |2016-09-22T06:15:20-05:00September 22, 2016|Categories: Asia, China, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Great Wall Near Beijing, China

It's hard to say anything original about the Great Wall of China, other than according to some astronauts' accounts I've read, you really can't see it from space. The Great Wall, especially the Badaling section [...]

By |2016-09-25T09:32:37-05:00September 21, 2016|Categories: Asia, China, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |1 Comment

The Moat of the Forbidden City, Beijing

Perhaps the hardest part of shooting in the Forbidden City of Beijing is trying to get just one shot that doesn't have a thousand people in it. We've been to a lot of tourist attractions [...]

By |2016-09-20T10:52:22-05:00September 20, 2016|Categories: Asia, China, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |0 Comments

Recommendations for Five Days in Hong Kong

The classic courts building at Statue Square, Hong Kong. It's now surrounded by skyscrapers. This was part of our Context Travel tour, which started at Statue Square. We were prepared to love Hong [...]

By |2016-09-17T23:13:36-05:00September 6, 2016|Categories: Asia, China, Eat Drink Stay, Hong Kong|0 Comments