Posts tagged Dragon

Celebrating New Year of the Dragon in...

Celebrating New Year of the Dragon in China! Guest Post By M.G. Edwards
Special thanks to Lada Ray (http://ladaray.wordpress.com/) for giving me the opportunity to be a guest blogger on her blog. Check out her blog — it’s very good! She offers a fascinating mix of updates on her books, travelogues, and insights into the art of feng shui.

Zhujiajiao, the Venice of Shanghai

On January 26, 2012, my family and I traveled to Zhujiajiao, an ancient village in Qingpu District about 45 minutes west of Shanghai. Zhujiajiao bills itself as the “Venice of Shanghai.” Why not the “Venice of China”? Well, perhaps because China has hundreds, if not thousands, of traditional villages like Zhujiajiao scattered throughout [...]

Temple of the Town God in Shanghai, C...

Happy New Year! It’s the first day of the Year of the Dragon in China. Today we visited the Temple of the Town God in Shanghai. It was crowded! I haven’t seen so many people in one place in a long time — which means a lot in a place like China with more than 1.2 billion people. Thousands converged on this popular attraction to see the l [...]