Chengdu People I

May 03, 2010

Taken here and there between January 28 and May 1. 20 large images.

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The sign says “Book Rental.”

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Witnessed the preparation of someone’s vey fresh dinner. The white sack next to the woman in green held a chicken, two ducks, and a turkey. The chicken, at left, was first. Note the small white bowl to catch the blood.

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More than any other city I’ve been in, Chengdu is a town of dogs. Retrievers and poodles are common, and collies, Dobermanns, and German shephards are around a lot, too.

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Warm sweet poatoes for sale off the back of a bike.

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Obligatory water-calligraphy photo, outside DuFu Cottage.

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Inside the grounds of DuFu Cottage.

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Patrolling the flowers in front of the Mao statue in TianFu Square.

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This is one of the serious kite-fliers that gather in the northeast corner of the city center, near the river.

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