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[ | 25 Apr 2010 | 23 Comments]
Sichuan Opera Face-Changing Show Guide

Face-Changing(BianLian 变脸 in Chineses) is a kind of magic tradinational Chinese dramatic art that is know as the pride of Sichuan opera. It’s still a big secret how can they do that, But fortunately, We can enjoy Face-changing show easily in Chengdu.

Food Guide, SiChuan »

[ | 9 Apr 2010 | 11 Comments]
An Old Teahouse Named ShunXing

ShunXing old teahouse(顺兴老茶馆) was one of my favorite places when I still lived in ChengDu many years ago. It’s a idea place for tourists because you can not only enjoy authentic covered bowl tea(盖碗茶), many kinds of Sichuan snacks, But also can enjoy the famous SiChuan opera Face-Changing(川剧变脸) performance.

SiChuan, Travel Culture »

[ | 5 Apr 2010 | 12 Comments]
Traditional Chinese Painting Series About Sichuan Folk Customs

Yeah, I finally back to the internet world. Miss you so much my dear friends!
Many things happened in these four months, But I really want share you some traditional chinese paintings about Sichuan folk customs(四川民俗) first, which I found at an old tea-house of Chengdu.

SiChuan »

[ | 11 Aug 2009 | 19 Comments]
XiaoGuanYuan:Vanishing ChengDu Memory

XiaoGuanYuan(小观园) was an old small garden hotel located in Kuan XiangZi (Kuan Alley 宽巷子),ChengDu,Sichuan. I had lived there for some days some years ago. It’s one of my typical memories of old Chengdu. But, You can never see it again, Yeah, it was dismantled too!

SiChuan, Travel Culture »

[ | 14 Apr 2009 | 20 Comments]
GoodBye, My Green Campus

Some years ago, I got my first job as a college teacher in Chengdu,Sichuan. That’s a very small college but has long history. I love the green campus so much and can still remember every detail of there.
But my friends told me all the buildings of there would be dismantled in no days, and the college would move to another place. It’s so sad to know the news.

Food Guide »

[ | 16 Feb 2009 | 41 Comments]
Do You Love Mini Hot Pot?

Hot pot (火锅) was not invented by Chinese people, But it’s very popular in China, specially in SiChuan. You can find many big hot pot reastaurants in Chengdu, which offer hundends people enjoy red hot pot together, That’s really HOT scene.
But my favorite is a kind of mini hot pot, offered by some small and quiet restaurants. Or you can make it at home.

SiChuan »

[ | 28 Jan 2009 | 32 Comments]
Spring Is Coming

It’s still cold, But According to Chinese traditional calendar, spring is coming.
My father took these photos in some parks of Chengdu. Yeah, They do not belong to this cold season, But they come ahead of schedule to inform us a colorful spring is coming after a happy New Spring Festival.

GuangDong, Travel Culture »

[ | 21 Jan 2009 | 36 Comments]
Miss GuangZhou’s New Spring Festival Flower Market

Chinese tradition is somewhat complex. Several food exhibitions will open to celebrate the new spring Festival in Chengdu. Yeah, People here love tea and noshs more than flowers.
ChengDu is a city very different from GuangZhou. I love Chengdu, But I miss Guangzhou’s Spring Festival Flower Market too! There are some pictures I took last year, You can see how people enjoy flower market at GuangZhou.

Cool Collections, SiChuan, Travel Culture »

[ | 19 Jan 2009 | 31 Comments]
Some Traditional Chinese Gadgets At JinLi Street ChengDu

Today, Chinese traditional things are so popular that many cities have old-style streets. You can find some traditional Chinese gadgets and traditional food there. Jinli is one of old-style streets in Chengdu, SiChuan.
But I always think all these old-style streets are too similar, They should have more local color to attract the tourists.

China, Travel Culture »

[ | 15 Jan 2009 | 29 Comments]
In The Name Of Three Kingdoms

John Woo’s new movie “Red Cliff “(赤壁 in Chinese ) is very hot these days. That’s a story about an important campaign in Three Kingdoms (三国) period.
I don’t know how do you think about Woo’s Three Kingdoms story, But I know many Chinese people are unsatisfied with this movie, Because they know the story of Three Kingdoms better than John Woo.

SiChuan »

[ | 28 Jun 2008 | 4 Comments]
Chengdu Antique Tea House

Chengdu is one of the few cities which still have the antique tea house. These tea houses are world famous for the distinct and unique atmosphere it offers.
That’s the reason I miss Chengdu so much.

SiChuan »

[ | 25 Jun 2008 | One Comment]
The Culture Wall Of Jing XiangZi, ChengDu

From the culture wall of Jing XiangZi, You can see old lifestyle of ChengDu.This is a good way to know some chinese tradition.