Baisha

Geese Everywhere

Driving a country road can be hazardous. Rounding a bend we came upon this gaggle of geese. The farmer lets the geese munch on the greens at the…

Dil Lou in Water

Dil Lou is a “fortress” built in the 1920-1930 era. They were designed to ward off bandits. Generally, it is the tallest building in the village. This Dil…

Bai Sha Lockes

Bai Sha has a river running through it. Some times it rains too much and other times not enough. These lockes open and close depending on the rains.

A Gaggle of Geese

While driving down a country road we turn the corner and ran into this gaggle of geese. The geese tender with her red flag shooed the geese away…

Altar

“See Haen”¬†– the village altar. It is generally located at the entrance to the village. New Year’s, weddings, births, and other occasions, the people come here to pray…

Advertizing

Advertising involves posting bills around the neighborhood. The small ad is trying to sell a chicken farm covering 300 mu area, (60 acres), with 600 meters square covered….

Abandon School

Lots of rural schools have been abandoned. Typically, in the village ¬†while the parents work in factories far away, grandparents raised the children and send the kids to…

Tinsmith

When your pot break you throw it out. When their pot breaks they take it to a tinsmith. The tinsmith, an occupation that is moribund in America, repairs…