Another trip to China, this time to Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Leshan, EmeiShan. Also, Lhasa, Tibet!
Forbidden city courtyard, Beijing, 2009.
Summer palace, Beijing, 2009.
At the summer palace, Beijing, 2009.
Beijing observatory, 2009.
The great wall really is pretty impressive, 2009.
Many terra cotta soldiers, in a still active archeological site, 2009.
View from the big wild goose pagoda, 2009.
Lotus and buddha at the wild goose pagoda, 2009.
Xian city wall, 2009.
Panda at Chengdu, 2009.
Red pandas at Chengdu, 2009.
Bronze mask, 2009.
Sichuan opera, 2009.
She's juggling that table with her feet at the Sichuan opera, 2009.
Stick puppet at Sichuan opera. Later, that puppet breathed fire and did face-changing. 2009.
Poem memorized by students, Chengdu, 2009.
Giant buddha of Leshan, 2009.
Monkeys warned of the dangers of the road. Also, there were police monkey signs, presumably warning of laws on this windy mountain road. 2009.
Sign on EmeiShan, 2009.
Dusk on EmeiShan, the night before the total solar eclipse, 2009.
Rock monkey raver rabbit ready for the eclipse, 2009. (We didn't tell him it was really too overcast to actually need his solar glasses.)
Arriving into Tibet. 2009.
Arriving into Lhasa, Tibet. 2009.
Drepung Monestery. 2009.
Jokhang Temple. 2009.
Potala Palace. 2009.
Summer Palace. 2009.
Sera Monestery. 2009.
Kampala Pass. 2009.
Raver rabbit and Dragon journal at Yamdrok Lake. 2009.
Water burial site. 2009.
Tibet village. 2009.
Tsamkhung Nunnery. 2009.
Golden yak. Lhasa, Tibet. 2009.