Tag Archive: photograpy

A stroll around Luzhi

Last Saturday we went to Luzhi, a nearby water town, for a quick visit because C.’s company had a Women’s Day activity for their female employees there and as C. is the head… Continue reading

Maternity photo shoot

In China people love having photo sessions. The pre-wedding pictures, the maternity pictures, the newborn pictures, the pictures wearing clothes from the Han or Tang dynasty… Not to mention the huge amount of… Continue reading

Iberian trip II: Toledo

I lived in Spain for over 20 years, but there are many places I never got to visit. One of them was Toledo, a small city in central Spain that was very important… Continue reading

The Beisi pagoda

Last Saturday I woke up to a gorgeous blue sky. C. was in a meeting and I didn’t have anyone else to go out with, but that didn’t stop me. If I have… Continue reading

Sightseeing around Suzhou: Luzhi

Last Saturday we went to Luzhi (甪直), a small town close to Suzhou. Luzhi is one of the many water towns around Suzhou, among which the most famous are Tongli and Zhouzhuang. I… Continue reading

Day trip around Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a relatively small city (well, at least when you compare it to Chinese cities) and this has an advantage: you can get to the countryside quite fast. That is what we… Continue reading

Exploring Amsterdam

I’m finally back! Unfortunately, my well deserved holidays ended and I’m in Suzhou again now. We went to Spain for our annual visit but we also spent some days in Amsterdam. I had never… Continue reading

Nanjing, Nanjing

A couple of weekends ago we went to Nanjing. Nanjing is the capital of the province we live in, Jiangsu, and it is only 1.5 hours away from Suzhou by fast train. Hooray… Continue reading

A tourist in Shanghai

This past year I have been living and working in Shanghai but, to be honest I haven’t done much here. My weekdays were spent in the small triangle between the office, the apartment and… Continue reading

The old village of Bright Moon Bay

As we had three days of holidays last week, we decided to go somewhere instead of couchpotatoing the whole time. We were considering Chongming Island, in Shanghai, and Xishan Island, in Suzhou, and… Continue reading