February 13, 2012

Photos from the Road: Zhu Family Garden

The Zhu Family Gardens is a huge Qing-era (1644-1911) complex of ancestral building, family homes, courtyards, ponds and gardens. You can amble from courtyard to courtyard […]
February 2, 2012

Photos from the Road: Playing Chinese Chess under Chaoyang Gate

Chaoyang Gate stands proudly in the center of Jianshui, a small Yunnan city south of Kunming. This bright red prominent structure was modeled on the Yellow […]