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Shanghai, China

Nov 13th

2013

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Across the Huangpu River

Just a quick post from London to share this image of Shanghai, which I shot last week from the top of the Jin Mao Tower in the Pudong area of the city. This is part of the view looking west across the Huangpu River, while Shanghai was wreathed in a light autumn mist. I returned […]

Man with Cart - Chengdu, China

Oct 5th

2013

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Postcard from Chengdu

A quick postcard from Chengdu, China, where I am for the next couple of days. I was out very early this morning wandering the streets – it was misty and raining gently, but was beginning to brighten up by the time I made this photograph just a couple of streets away from my hotel. Apparently, […]

Descent into Chengdu, China

Oct 4th

2013

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Descent into Chengdu

I arrived in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, this morning, and just wanted to share a photograph I made from the cockpit as we descended eastwards over the Hengduan Mountains into Chengdu. These mountains form the easternmost end of the Tibetan Plateau, and the highest peak – Gongga Shan – rises to over 7,500 metres (24,700 […]

A street vendor prepares food in Xitang, Zhejiang, China

Apr 20th

2013

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Return to Xitang

A few weeks back, I posted a shot of a boatman sheltering under a bridge in the rain in the ancient Chinese water town of Xitang, in Jiashan County, Zhejiang Province.  Today, I thought I’d share a few more images I shot on that trip. I only had limited time available to visit Xitang: I […]

The Boatman - Xitang, China

Jan 22nd

2013

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The Boatman – Xitang, China

  A few months ago I travelled to the ancient Chinese water town of Xitang, situated south west of Shanghai, in Jiashan County, Zhejiang Province. China’s Grand Canal was one of the remarkable achievements of the ancient world. Over 1,000 miles of canal were built with some sections dating back to 400 BC. To the west […]

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