China---March 2006


........We had a wonderful experience on our China trip.....seeing things we had only dreamed about. Below are some links to web sites with history and more photos of some of some the areas we visited. (Click small photos to enlarge.)

Great Wall****

Forbidden City****

Terra Cotta Warriors****

Courtyard of Summer Palace

Our Chinese guide, Zion


Marble boat at Summer Palace

Bridge at Summer Palace

Cute kids!

Snowing at the Forbidden City

Renee in Forbidden City

Throne room

Chairman Mao

Terra Cotta Warriors!

Three Snake Wine!!

The Wall!!

Porcelain Factory

Eating..Chinese style

Lobby of Duck Resturant

Carving the roast duck

Opera stars addng makeup

Pouring tea..Chinese style

The Opera!!

Forbidden City at night

Foot Massage Parlor

Massage workers



Carpet weavers

Silk carpets

Flying kites

Singing with the ladies

Chinese checkers??

Rickshaw ride!

Our driver

Hutong courtyard

Our humble lunch

Our cook in her kitchen

Our cook again

Talking with students

Kids are kids everywhere

Our driver and schoolboys

Hutong from bell tower


Our hotel