Category Archive: downtown

Lantern Festival

They’ve kept the lanterns up after March 5th, Lantern Festival for 2015. It’s a lunar holiday so the date it’s celebrated changes. To celebrate, people simply walk through a park where they’ve strung… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Transformation

This week Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack challenges bloggers to share photos that express “transformation.” Hmmm. This required a lot of thought and I’m not delighted with my choice, but fire does transform… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog <strong>(a new post!) anytime before the following… Continue reading

Confucian Temple

This Confucian temple is just south of Daming Lake. You can enter either in front of Daming Lake or by the front entrance, which you get to by walking north on Food Street.… Continue reading

Window Shopping

Posh, colorful, expensive. Does this window make you ready to buy? Does it inflame desire?

Merry Christmas

A little late, but Christmas is more of a season than a day, right?

Travel Theme: Golden

Each week Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? challenges bloggers with a creative prompt. Last  week we were suppose to post photos inspired by “Golden.” What arches have you seen? If you want to join… Continue reading

Papa Smurf Santa

Yes, retailers have discovered Christmas — not the true meaning of it, but the marketing opportunities. So we’ve got malls all decked out adding joy to the

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

1. Each week, we’ll provide a theme for creative inspiration. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following… Continue reading

Getting Festive

Parc 66’s Christmas theme is Smurfs. They’ve set up a village in the mall. As a side note, I haven’t been able to blog all week due to poor Internet service. Ugh! I’ve… Continue reading