Final Images of China
and its People
His occupation is Fortune Teller, as the sign clearly indicates.
An important function at a Hong Kong Taoist Temple.
My Shanghai hotel was in the middle of an ordinary
neighborhood. Both this man and young woman posed for
the camera. She had a small florist shop.
Silkworms are still raised in China. However, their
lives are sacrificed to harvest the silk from cocoons.
I took the woman's picture in Suzhou. He was a
doorman at a Xi'an hotel, dressed in a period costume
suggesting a long ago dynasty that once ruled China.
Also in Xi'an, this man and his child have the
perfect bicycle built for two. But I bet they
really want a car. Such is modern China.
If you have a high speed internet connection, watch the Intrepid
Berkeley Explorer's free film of this trip by clicking on:
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