Yearly Archives: 2010

lantern festival festivities | jiaxing china photographer

this past Sunday was the Lantern Festival (元宵节 Yuánxiāojié), officially ending the 15 day celebration of the Lunar New Year. three major traditions around here include hanging lanterns, eating tangyuan (汤圆), and setting off firecrackers.  i managed to capture 2 of those 3. for weeks, the city and neighborhoods have been adorned with red lanterns […]

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chinese new year, hong kong style

continuing on about my adventure to the HK flower market over the Chinese New Year.  as i said in my last post, it was not your average flower market. we arrived to find out it was actually a New Year FAIR.  the guys seemed much more relieved and excited once they saw that we were […]

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hong kong flower market

we are back from our travels to hong kong!  always good to break away from our normal day-to-day, to spend time with friends, to experience new things, to refresh and refocus… and always having my camera close at hand of course.  hope to put up a few posts of our time there. to start with, […]

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eye-catching

i feel like this photo says “look at me!” and so i keep looking at it.  =)  but i guess i am biased. we are headed off to Hong Kong tomorrow for Chinese New Year (CNY).  CNY around here is kind of like Christmas time in the US.  It is the longest holiday that everyone […]

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hello 2010

just a simple picture (nothing fancy, but it made me smile) to get this blog going again.  any good caption suggestions? random things to note: matching jogging suits courtesy of grandma – i think that finding coordinating outfits is one of those joys of having two kids now. photo taken during our recent trip back […]

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