Shanghai from behind the Bund

Shanghai from behind the Bund

If last week’s post was on one end of a spectrum, this week’s is the exact opposite.  From the middle of nowhere… to downtown in one of the largest population centers on the planet.  Ah, Shanghai.  She’s pretty isn’t she? Shanghai’s...
Zhangjiajie at Dawn

Zhangjiajie at Dawn

If you met someone who had never seen the Grand Canyon… how would you go about explaining it to them?  Could words ever do it justice?  For those that have been there, do pictures really do it justice?  Having been there a couple of times myself, I can...
Chengdu’s Anshun Lang Bridge at Night

Chengdu’s Anshun Lang Bridge at Night

I mentioned in last week’s post that Chengdu, China is really known for the pandas, but has some other notable attributes as well.  The city itself is a pretty modern looking city, with newer high-rises and lots of construction going on around the city,...
Two Paths

Two Paths

Chengdu, China is famous for its various panda parks, and admittedly, the last time we visited that was really all we cared to see.  This time, however, I had a few days in city for work, so I wanted to do some exploring of the city itself.  One of the stops we made...
Panda Paradise

Panda Paradise

This week on Picture of the Week I’m starting my series on China from our travels there earlier this summer.  I figured since I’ve featured animals the last two weeks (our cat Charlie and the non-snow monkeys from Japan) that I’d just carry the theme...
Monkeys Looking at Things

Monkeys Looking at Things

This week we say farewell to Japan (for now) on Picture of the Week, and I wanted to end with a whimsical post… and what could be a more whimsical subject than monkeys? As I was planning my trip to Japan, one of the things I really wanted to see were the snow...

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