China

Food photos January

I was really expecting January to be a quit month photography-wise but it turned out a really busy month. I had my first wedding of the year on the 24th with the lovely Kirstin and Keith, then I finished off the interior and graveyard work for St Johns. I'm also...

Chinese Cooking Class Edinburgh UK

Chinese Cooking Class Edinburgh. On Wednesday 4th August we had the great pleasure of welcoming Scottish MSP Robin Harper and his wife Jenny into our home for a cooking class. Robin has just turned 70 and the class was a complete surprise to him. He's the only member...

Zhujiajiao China

Zhu Jia Jiao, which is about an hour’s drive from Shanghai, was the last place we travelled to in July 2007. Zhu Jia Jiao was formed around 1700 years ago and is based around a large canal system. When we went there it was easily the hotest day I have

Terracotta Army Xi’an

Terracotta Army Xi’an

Here is my final post from Xi’an. We were there for a total of 5 days but we managed to check out quite a lot of Xi’an. We went to muslim street almost everyday, had a wander around the Drum Tower and visited a few

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Tang Dynasty Theatre Show Xi’an

Tang Dynasty Theatre Show Xi’an

I was originally going to incorporate the below into another post but I loved the show so much I’ve created a post just for itself. We stayed in the Bell Tower hotel in central Xi’an

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Xi’an City Wall and Drum Tower

Xi’an City Wall and Drum Tower

In today’s post there are more photos from around Xi’an, China. There are pictures taken on the city wall that circles Xi’an almost entirely (you can’t quite walk around it in a

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Great Mosque of Xi’an

Great Mosque of Xi’an

Great Mosque of Xi’an. Xi’an along with Shanghai were my two favourite cities in China. Shanghai in many parts is incredibly modern but Xi’an is by and large a very old looking city. When I travelled to China I really

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Xi’an Muslim Street

Xi’an Muslim Street

Along with Shanghai I really loved Xi’an. The weather was fantastic, the city is beautiful, generally speaking the people are quite nice and the food was really good there (especially on Muslim Street). During our stay in Xi’an

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Jiuzhaigou National Park China

Jiuzhaigou National Park China

Between the 8th and 10th July Liv and I travelled around Jiuzhaigou National Park and it was absolutely stunning. We have a few national parks here in the UK like the Cairngorms, Peak District, Lake District and so forth and while they’re pretty enough, when you’ve lived in that

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