2 Jun, 2013

A Lamp Facade

June 2nd, 2013|Tags: , , |

Continuing yesterday's lamp theme - here's a facade in the former French Connection area of Shanghai that I thought was really cool. And above it, the ever hazy grey sky [...]

22 Mar, 2013

A Walk through the Master of Nets Garden in Suzhou

March 22nd, 2013|Tags: , , , |

Moon gate at the Master of the Nets Garden in Suzhou, China - If you remember my earlier photo essay about the Blue Waves Pavilion - moon gates like this [...]

30 Nov, 2012

The Garden of the Cang Lang Ting (Blue Waves Pavilion) in Suzhou, China

November 30th, 2012|Tags: , , , , |

Walkway along the canal outside of the Garden, as seen from The Fish Watching Spot For a long time I have been meaning to share pictures from my visit to [...]

23 Jul, 2012

A Spanish Colonial House in Shanghai

July 23rd, 2012|Tags: , , , |

After featuring a renovated Shanghai lane house, I want to give you another insight into living in contemporary Shanghai with a few shots of the home of Patricia Lambert, which [...]

14 Jun, 2012

Photo Essay: Tiger Hill, Suzhou, China

June 14th, 2012|Tags: , , |

These days I am craving some serenity (Our kids' school year is over and the summer chaos of camps, summer school and entertainment has begun.), so I thought I'd put [...]

29 May, 2012

Photo Essay: Shanghai – The Bund

May 29th, 2012|Tags: , , , , |

The Bund at night - the clock tower building is the former Customs House, farther along you see the green steepled roof of the Peace Hotel. Typical tourist pictures of [...]

22 May, 2012

Photo Essay: Bikes in Shanghai

May 22nd, 2012|Tags: , , , |

Just as the laundry hung out to dry on eletrical cables, parking signs and telephone booths, the prevalence of bikes in the streets of Shanghai struck me as so very [...]

16 May, 2012

Photo Essay: The Dry Goods Market in Shanghai

May 16th, 2012|Tags: , , |

Outrageously kitschy and cute - baby ponytail holders at the Dry Goods Market in the Nanshi District of Shanghai. Being an indoor bazaar, the Dry Goods Market is indeed "dry," [...]

15 May, 2012

Photo Essay: A Market in Shanghai

May 15th, 2012|Tags: , , |

A tea shop - my favorite photo from our stroll through the market in Nanshi, the Old Town of Shanghai. This area used to be the old walled city of Shanghai [...]

8 May, 2012

A Lane House in Shanghai

May 8th, 2012|Tags: , , , |

I really should have started my Shanghai series with sharing photos of this lane house in the Jing'an District, as it was the first place my friend took me to [...]

1 May, 2012

Photo Essay: Laundry in Shanghai

May 1st, 2012|Tags: , , |

One thing that struck me in Shanghai is that laundry is everywhere, except the strict business area along the riverfront. Otherwise, in any halfway residential area, laundry is hung out [...]

12 Apr, 2012

Photo Essay: Shanghai’s Former Jewish Ghetto

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Old meets new in this view of Hongkou rooftops sharing the sky with the top of the Shanghai World Financial Center, built across the Huang Pu River in Pudong, which [...]

1 Apr, 2012

Shipped off to Shanghai

April 1st, 2012|Tags: , |

 The Bund, Shanghai's turn of the century waterfront. I took this photo on my first evening here from a rooftop bar. Just in case you were wondering why it's [...]

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