Tag: China

Statue of Xuanzang in front of Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

Xuanzang was a buddhist monk that traveled from China to India to learn about Buddhism and he brought back and translated many buddhist teachings during the time of 629-645 of the current era. Here is a photo of the statue of Xuanzang in Xi’an, China in front of the Wild Goose Pagoda.

Beijing Uses Nutrient Bags for Trees

In Beijing, China the ground is very dry and has a layer of dust from the Gobi Desert. Whenever that layer of dust gets wet it solidifies and becomes hard like concrete which doesn’t provide a lot of nutrients for vegetation. It looks weird when initially seeing it because it looks like an IV bag, …

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Walking on the Sidewalk in China Can Be Difficult

Walking down the sidewalk in China can be difficult. This is an actual photo of a sidewalk in Beijing. First off they use bricks which looks nice, but over time it becomes bumpy and uneven. Then they place as many obstacles in the path of the sidewalk as possible. This causes all sorts of hazards …

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Drivers on Their Cellphones While Driving in China

While driving in China seeing drivers on their cell phones is an everyday occurrence and it is, not only annoying, but it is also unsafe. Drivers are bad enough, but also being on their phones while driving makes them a ticking time bomb for an accident.

Xi’an Power

Conveniently located between the Xi’an airport and the city of Xian itself is a power plant which supplies the city with electricity. When I look at this I wonder if it is a nuclear power plant. If it is, to me, it doesn’t make much sense to place it between the city and the airport …

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White Smoke From Wuhan Lab Signals New Variant

Flight to Shanghai

On the flight to Shanghai here are some sights along the way.

Toll Roads Near Xi’an, China

Here are a couple toll roads near Xi’an. As you can see one looks traditional whereas the other looks more futuristic.

CIA Business Seized by China

Mechanical Panda Statue in Beijing

Olympics are Over and Beijing’s Pollution Factories are Full Blast

As soon as the Winter Olympics are over in Beijing, China has started up their factories again and polluting is going full blast. Here is a photo of the sky just a couple days ago and then once the Paralympics are over now look at the weather forecast and look at what the sky looks …

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Commemorative Beijing Olympics Currency

Museum of the Communist Party of China

No Parking in China

2022 Winter Olympics Hosted from Beijing, China

It’s been killing me that I’m so close to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and I can’t see anything in person because China has all the Olympic athletes in a bubble in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  So I decided to drive over to the Olympic park to see how …

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North Korean Bobsled Concerns

How Xi Jinping Feels About Uyghurs

Artwork in the Beijing Airport

Embassy of Togo in Beijing

Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai

Beijing Winter Olympics Signs

Starting to see billboards, signs, and street paintings starting to show up for the Winter Olympics that will be held in Beijing starting February 4-20th.

Joe Biden is China’s Bitch

The Great Wall of China Near Jinshanling

This was my first trip to the Great Wall of China. I decided I was going to take as many photos as I could because I don’t know if I’ll ever be back. These photos were taken in Jinshanling near the Zhuanduo Pass. I took a few panoramic views of the area and here they …

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COVID Anal Swab Tests

Biang Biang Noodles in Xi’an

In Xi’an, China there are noodles called “Biang Biang Mian” these are big slippery noodles that are a little bit spicy, but taste great. It is part of the fun trying to pick these big noodles up with chopsticks and the other half of the fun is enjoying their delicious taste. The interesting thing about …

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Qin Dynasty Terra-cotta Warriors Near Xi’an, China

The world famous Qin Shihuang’s Terra-cotta warriors and horse pits are situated 35 kilometers east of Xi’an.  It is a group of large scare burial pits of Qin Shihuang mausoleum.  Pit No. 1 was discovered in March 1974.  Pit No. 2 and 3 were discovered in April and May, 1976.  Pit No. 1 covers and …

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China Sells Chocolate Milk in a Bag

And it’s surprisingly good.

Wall Around Xi’an, China

Xi’an is one of the oldest cities in China and it was part of the silk road. You can tell by the many flavors and muslim influence of spices and food within the city. Around the city there is a big wall that was initially started during the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and completed by 1370 …

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Shanghai Disneyland Castle

The Shanghai Disneyland is celebrating being open for 5 years.  Here are some photos of different angles of the Shanghai Disney Castle.

Things to See Around The Summer Palace in Beijing

100 Years of the Chinese Communist Party

China is celebrating 100 years of the Chinese Communist Party from 1921-2021. These are a couple of the signs.