Tag: china

Dec 10, 2012

Picture of the Day: Dreaming of the Tiger

Picture of the Day: Dreaming of the Tiger

DREAMING OF THE TIGER Photograph by Sh1019 on Wikimedia Commons This beautiful sculpture entitled, Dreaming of the Tiger, is located in Hupao Spring (Tiger Spring) in Hangzhou, China. Located in the mountains between West Lake and Qiantang River, Hupao can be found at the foot of Daci Hill about 5km southwest of…

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Nov 23, 2012

Awesome Grandpa Models for Granddaughters Clothing Line

Awesome Grandpa Models for Granddaughters Clothing Line

72-year-old grandfather Liu Xianping has gone viral, modelling clothes for his granddaughter’s clothing line Yuekou. The online fashion store was started by Liu’s granddaughter Ms. LV and four other graduates from her college. According to Offbeat China, Ms. LV says it all started one day when her grandpa came to help with unpacking: “he…

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Nov 22, 2012

China Builds Highway Around House That Refuses to Move

China Builds Highway Around House That Refuses to Move

Photograph by China Daily (via National Post) In the city of Wenling, located in China’s eastern province of Zheijang, a highway has been built around a residential building that refuses to relocate. Luo Baogen, unsatisfied with the relocation compensation offered by the government decided to remain in the half-demolished building with his wife. According…

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Jun 12, 2012

The Skywalkers of Shanghai

The Skywalkers of Shanghai

Recently featured on Behance’s Photography Served, an artist by the name of Blackstation posted an incredible series of images entitled, ‘The Sky City: The Jin Mao Tower and SWFC‘. Featured are two of Shanghai’s most iconic skyscrapers, the Jin Mao Tower (421 meters/1380 ft tall) and Shanghai World Financial Center (492 meters/1614 ft tall).…

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May 30, 2012

Crescent Lake: A Desert Oasis in China

Crescent Lake: A Desert Oasis in China

Photograph via UrinalCakes on Reddit Located approximately 6 km (3.73 miles) from the outskirts of the city of Dunhuang in Western China, lies Crescent Lake, an incredible oasis in the Gobi desert. Known as Yueyaquan in Chinese, the crescent-shaped lake is a major tourist attraction where one of the world’s great shrines to…

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