A morning at Guangxiao Si

Guangxiao Si, the Bright Filial Piety Temple is one the oldest in Guangzhou. History places the first buildings on the site during the 4th century.

10 Must Sees in Shenzhen China

There is a lot to see and do in Shenzhen, China. My list of 10 Must Sees in the city. Travel Guide writers be damned.

Let it snow…

The February 2009 London Snow Storm leaves my journey to the capital, and my return to China, in doubt.

day / night

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, the the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, was celebrated last week.

live from guangzhou…

That’s right, I’m on the road, in Guangzhou (Canton), capital of Guangdong province. What’s up for today? The Martyrs’ Memorial, the Chen family compound, a temple or two, and then colonial architecture at the lovely Shamian Island. This is mostly a test post to see if my new notebook computer works on the road. Ta,…

hong kong splash of color

A delightful red building in the midst of drab surroundings, near Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR.