SOME OF OUR PHOTOS FOR YOU
Famous Sites
Lama Temple, Beijing
Lama Temple, Beijing

This is an active Buddhist Temple in the heart of Beijing

Mutianyu
Mutianyu

Summer on the Great Wall

Bell Tower, Beijing
Bell Tower, Beijing

Located in one of the old hutong districts in Beijing, the old tower watches as children play

Cycling Xi'an's city wall
Cycling Xi'an's city wall

At leisure or at pace, this 13 km ride will keep you interested

A pensive terracotta warrior
A pensive terracotta warrior

Xi'an's famous archeological site does not disappoint

Entombed Warrior
Entombed Warrior

In Xi'an history takes on many hues

Mao Zedong's Yan'an cave
Mao Zedong's Yan'an cave

After the Long March, Mao and his followers rested at Yan'an, where dwellings were built in hillsides

Hangzhou's tea-fields
Hangzhou's tea-fields

Workers picking Dragon Well tea

St Sophia Cathedral, Harbin
St Sophia Cathedral, Harbin

Now a museum, this was a thriving Russian Orthodox cathedral

Architecture
Old and the New
Old and the New

This famous tea-house sits in the middle of a small lake near Yu Garden.

Pavilion Roof
Pavilion Roof

This pavilion is in the Forest of Stone Stelaes Xi'an. Note the intricate and clever distribution of weight.

Bell Tower at dawn
Bell Tower at dawn

Xi'an has preserved many of its old buildings

Majestic Theatre, Shanghai
Majestic Theatre, Shanghai

Every corner one turns in Shanghai reveals buildings restored to the elegance of yesteryear

Shanghai Apartment Block
Shanghai Apartment Block

The 1930s were a creative time in Shanghai

Built in 1932
Built in 1932

The letters reveal the history of the building

Capital International Airport
Capital International Airport

Beijing's International Airport is one of the busiest in the world

Yan'an Airport Control Tower
Yan'an Airport Control Tower

The airport at Yan'an is not one of the busiest airports in the world but, strangely, has excellent coffee.

Beijing National Stadium
Beijing National Stadium

Aptly named, the Bird's Nest in Beijing is even better close up

Food
Beijing supper
Beijing supper

Lots of Beijing dishes involve sizzling dishes.

Pork Belly
Pork Belly

Laden with lots of garlic and chilli

Eggplant and green beans
Eggplant and green beans

Chinese vegetarian dishes are as varied as they are scrumptious

Sheng jian / 生煎
Sheng jian / 生煎

Pork pot stickers

Breakfast fry-up
Breakfast fry-up

These variety of fried dumplings (baozi and jiaozi) are very popular

Jingjiang Rousi
Jingjiang Rousi

A Beijing special: sauteed shredded pork in sweet bean sauce, wrapped in a doufu skin with slices of leeks

Pickled spicy cabbage
Pickled spicy cabbage

A Chinese amuse-bouche!

Kebabs
Kebabs

If it fits on a stick it can be grilled

Hotpot
Hotpot

A northern special

Places we love
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square

Where every Chinese tries to visit

Tile feature
Tile feature

China's temples and houses reward closer looks

Harbin
Harbin

The annual ice festival is beautiful

Suzhou
Suzhou

Suzhou's canals are always fun

Beijing's hutongs
Beijing's hutongs

Old style drinking yoghurt

Chuandixia Village
Chuandixia Village

The village that time forgot

Bell tower, Beijing
Bell tower, Beijing

This district is disappearing before our eyes, but is still great

Guguanxiangtai
Guguanxiangtai

Beijing's Ancient Observatory features much Jesuit history

Boxing Cat, Shanghai
Boxing Cat, Shanghai

A nice place to while away some time

Scenery
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda

This seventh century pagoda in Xi'an is a landmark allowing 360 views of the surrounding city

Quiet on the Great Wall
Quiet on the Great Wall

Each different season shows a different aspect of the Great Wall

Hong Kong's famous harbour
Hong Kong's famous harbour
China and its bicycles
China and its bicycles

For a time, it looked as though bicycles would disappear but now smartphones and clever apps means bikes are everywhere.

Xi'an and its old City Walls
Xi'an and its old City Walls

Dusk after a ride along the 13km walls

Haircut time
Haircut time

Street scenes can often raise a smile

Luomashi Walking Street
Luomashi Walking Street

Near the Stone Stelae Museum, Xi'an is an excellent walking street full of artistic curios and cultural items

Impressions of Hangzhou
Impressions of Hangzhou

The light, music and dance show over the West Lake is simply wonderful

Confucian Temple, Beijing
Confucian Temple, Beijing

This temple is on Guozijian Street, a beautiful tree-lined way near the Lama Temple.

Bars and all
Xi'an Craft Festival
Xi'an Craft Festival

Xi'an has become known for its craft beer

Transmountain Taphouse
Transmountain Taphouse

Beijing has a burgeoning craft beer scene

School Cafe
School Cafe

Although this is near Lama Temple, School Bar has distinctly loud bands.

Camel Sports Bar, Shanghai
Camel Sports Bar, Shanghai
Bar food
Bar food

Numb and spicy hot pot flavour

Bobo, Xi'an
Bobo, Xi'an

Lazy bars near Xi'an's city walls

Beer Storm, Xi'an
Beer Storm, Xi'an

Love an educated bar

Russian Cafe, Harbin
Russian Cafe, Harbin

A slice of history with your coffee

Coffee shops abound
Coffee shops abound

Early morning exercise outside the ancient Pingyao City Wall

VIDEOS

Every time Sino-Immersions staff lead a trip to China or engage in field research, we take photos as well as videos.

China constantly surprises and delights. Contact us for some of our favourite locations and check here for some of our shots

Some of our videos are also on our Facebook page.

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GALLERIES FROM SOME OF OUR PREVIOUS TRIPS

All of our travelers find themselves struck by the beauty of China, and can't wait to capture those special moments on their cameras.

We were lucky enough that an artist joined us on one of our recent journeys and then posted some great images on her website, thanks Julie!

Here are some of Julie's impressions of China: 

 

juliebyrnes.photography/china-in-focus

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