Tag Archive: Chinese People

If Santa Were Chinese…, Xu Hui to Jing An District

So this post may not qualify exactly as a “Christmas-Theme Post” as promised on Saturday, as I have to make a bit of a stretch here with this one… but it’s loosely Christmas… Continue reading

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White Christmas Wedding (almost), Xu Jia Hui

I’m hoping for a White Christmas this year, which although seemingly more possible after the blizzard on Wednesday is still very unlikely… But it would be awesomely Christmas-y, as Shanghai is beautiful in… Continue reading

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Chinese Santas, Jing An District

As it’s only a week until Christmas, I’m going to make only Christmas-related posts for the next seven days. So to kick things off, here are some Chinese Santas I spotted at Plaza… Continue reading

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Practical Patchwork, Zha Bei District

Today I traveled to the edges of Shanghai, which are very far away considering it’s a sprawling city of 20+ million. But I had to go to Zha Bei District to open my… Continue reading

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Shanghainese Snowbunnies, Jing An District

I got a call this morning from my friend Lexie that she just spotted a woman wearing a bag over her head to shield herself from the minor blizzard we were having (I… Continue reading

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Dumpster Divers (and Dumpers), Jing An District

So this afternoon I saw this woman looking rather peculiar, but not too different from the other old folks I see collecting trash/treasure (depending on your point of view) in Shanghai during the… Continue reading

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My Friends from Xin Jiang, (in) Jing An District

Today we have pictures of some of my best friends in China: the good people of Xin Jiang! Not only are the usually well-dressed (maybe I’m biased in judging their well-dress-edness cause they… Continue reading

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Street Corner Contrasts, Jing An District

As you’ve probably noticed from following this blog, there are a lot of fashion-related happenstances in Jing An District… As one of the most affluent areas in Shanghai and home to Plaza 66… Continue reading

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At the Flower Market, Northern Jing An District

Upon entering the Bird and Flower Market, I was greeted by this fine specimen: I must say, she was very appropriately dressed for her line of work. I guess this is kinda what… Continue reading

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