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    Xi'an Part-Two

    We passed by the Xi’an Chinese Party Headquarters…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    We finally ended up at the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show. This is one of the few show venues in China which will allow photography. I had an excellent seat and the 70-200mm f/4L IS lens was excellent for capturing the performers…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Xi'an Part-Two

    The next day we visited the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Although on our first day in Xi'an, it was relatively clear; the smog began building during our second day. Smog is pervasive throughout China and can become a big problem to photographers...

    Xi'an Part-Two

    I enjoyed mingling with the Chinese visitors…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    We visited a lacquerware factory and saw artists at work…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    They produced lovely lacquer artwork…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    We ate in a restaurant where a chef was making noodles…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    And then visited the City Walls of Xi’an which have been kept in excellent condition…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Many of China’s city walls were destroyed during Mao’s Cultural Revolution but the walls of Xi’an survived in good shape. They are a highly regarded tourist site for both Chinese and foreign tourists…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    The views from the walls are very interesting…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Xi'an Part-Two

    We had some time to walk the streets of Xi’an and watch the people…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    There were subways beneath the street for pedestrian trffic…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Xi'an Part-Two

    And we marveled at the store decorations and especially at this lovely model posing in front of a prestigious department store…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Of course there were many other interesting sites and people to shoot…

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Xi'an Part-Two

    Xi'an Part-Two
    Last edited by rpcrowe; 11th October 2010 at 10:33 PM.

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