China

7/3 for Mao?

18
May
2013
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Mao
Posted by: Michael | Categories: People

Last week I visited a traditional courtyard house somewhere in the Beijing’s Hutong (China). There I saw what you see on the picture above: a historic poster of Mao Zedong above a beautifully decorated table resembling almost a shrine for worship.

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The Early Bird Catches the Monk

20
Apr
2012
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Monk in the morning sun
Posted by: Michael | Categories: People

It is 6.30 am and the boy is on his way back from the daily morning puja in the big prayer hall. 

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Move your lips

30
Sep
2011
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Smiling Tibetan
Posted by: Michael | Categories: People

Funny, no matter where you travel and how difficult it is to order a meal or ask for the right bus – smiling always works. It’s probably the strongest of all universal human vocabularies.

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Lady in Gansu Province – aging like the rest of China

12
Sep
2011
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Tibetan old women
Posted by: Michael | Categories: People

When the lady, strolling through a tiny town in Gansu Province (China), had the age of her grandson, more than 40 percent of all Chinese were younger than 20 years.

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