Monthly Archives: December 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012

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Humble Administrator’s Garden

On of the jewels in Suzhou’s crown is the Humble Administrator’s Garden. Suzhou has many, many terrific Chinese gardens which were first designed in the 11th – 16th centuries and maintained (with varying care) to this day. Visiting in December, … Continue reading

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Suzhou Museum

Designed by I. M. Pei, who spent his childhood in Suzhou, the Suzhou Museum is a joy. The architecture reminds me of Pei’s museum in Miho, Japan. It’s modern with bold geometric lines and takes its cues from nature and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise

I’m always surprised and delighted to see signs of Christmas in Asia. My friends and I were quite surprised to see this cover a wall at McDonald’s. Most of the images symbolize violence and there are few if any females … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Delicate

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Mencius’ Hometown, Zoucheng

Yesterday I went with a friend to Zoucheng, the birthplace and home of Mencius, an ancient Chinese philosopher. We saw the temple where he taught, his family mansion and the museum. It’s a long train ride and best to buy … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Passion for Porcelain

The National Museum of China has a great exhibit Passion for Porcelain from the Victoria and Albert Museum in England. Such gorgeous pieces from all over the world! What’s more – it’s free. Till January 6, 2013. Make haste if … Continue reading

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