Tag Archives: Shanghai

Weekly Photo Challenge – Beneath Your Feet

For this week’s theme of Beneath Your Feet I’ve selected a photo from my recent trip to Shanghai. I took this shot from the balcony of the Jing’an Temple. I wanted to capture the beautiful patterned paving stones of the courtyard beneath and waited for the couple to enter the frame to give the image an additional element […]

Weekly Photo Challenge – Enveloped

Since returning from my recent visit to Shanghai I’ve been asked many times about the smog. How bad was it? Was the sky ever blue? Did it affect me or my plans in any way? Yes, most days were smoggy, some worse than others. But the smog certainly didn’t impinge on my plans or my […]

Shanghai spring

I’ve just returned from a week in Shanghai. I’d not been to China prior to this trip and had been told that Shanghai was a good place to start for a first time visitor to this very large and intriguing country. Getting around Shanghai is quite easy. Taxis are cheap – around $40AUD from the […]

Weekly Photo Challenge – Motion

I’ve just returned from a week in Shanghai, a city that is in constant Motion, even in places where you’d least expect to see much happening. From early in the morning until late into the night the beautiful parks fill with people looking for an escape from the traffic and noise of the city. They chat […]

Greetings from Shanghai

If I want to know something I pick up my iPhone and look it up. If I have a question I don’t know the answer to I ‘Google’ it. If I’m feeling a little disconnected and want to check out what my friends or family are up to I head to Facebook or Instagram for […]