Monthly:January 2011

Photo of the Week | Teaching Peking Opera

This week’s Photo of the Week comes from the city of Wuhan, in Hubei province. I was in the city as part of a trip I was taking traveling down the great Yangtze River, upon which the city of Wuhan sits. At the time this photo was taken, I was visiting the Yellow Crane tower, a beautiful structure which sits on one of the highest points in the area overlooking the city. As I was walking around the base of […]

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Photo of the Week | Schoolchildren in the Snow

This week’s ‘Photo of the Week’ comes from Inner Mongolia, a province located in the north of China. I travelled to this province in spring of 2010 as part of a group from the Shanghai based NGO, Roots and Shoots. Every year, they travel to Inner Mongolia to take part in their annual tree planting sessions, normally accompanied by corporate sponsors. As well as planting trees to help combat desertification in the region, they also visit local schools in an effort […]

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