Welcome to my slideshow of Chinese faces These were people I met on the road as I traveled around the country…
My first trip away from my home base of Zhuhai was over to the nearby island: HONG KONG
It’s near Zhuhai, but it’s another world.
Filipino housemaids were off for Hong Kong’s Labor Day.
And here’s the rest of the faces from this neck of the woods…
A couple Jehovah’s Witnesses:
Then this last spring, I visited the breathtaking views at Yangshuo, Guangxi Province. But it’s the people of this rural area that we’re concerned with today:
These women belong to one of China’s 56 ethnic minorities.
These next ones are all of the Han majority, I believe:
Our friendly tollbooth operator on our way home.
Then this summer, I went on my big, central China trek: <ul><li>Started in Beijing </li></ul><ul><li>Then south to Henan Province </li></ul><ul><li>Further south to Hubei Province </li></ul><ul><li>West to Xi’an before going back south to my home, Zhuhai </li></ul><ul><li>It was a lightning bolt through the heart of China. Here’s who’s makes up the heartland: </li></ul>
First, my fellow faces in transit:
Some gentle temple art
One of the more intense martial arts teachers at my school
Here he is upright.
As sometimes happens, she had no clue what her shirt meant:
Thank you <ul><li>Or in Mandarin, it’s xie xie (it sounds like “sye ΄ sye”) </li></ul>