Articles by Jie Xu

500 photos online

Finally, after a year "hard work", my approved photos reach 500. I still remember that in the first months, submitted a lot of photos and got almost half of them rejected, I didn't even understand why they were rejected.But experience is a cumulative process, after one year, I'm really happy that my photography skills are improved and also earned some money, although it's not much. :)Hope everyone will get what he/she want, not in "dream time" but in dreamstime :)this 500th photo is:... continue reading

Angkor Wat

In the hottest season, I visited Angkor Wat, one of the seven wonders in the world, this is an ancient city which is built from 8th century to 15th century, with a lot of historical wonderful temples, you can see a lot of beautiful sculptures there. continue reading

Hongkong

Have u ever been to Hongkong? I just had my trip there last month, eating, shopping, eating, shopping, haha, really a nice city to travel. :) continue reading

The Olympic is coming!

With the torch traveling around the world,Olympic is really coming soon, There are a lot of mascots displayed outside Hongkong culture center, the name of the five mascots are beibei, jingjing, huanhuan, yingying, nini, all the names strung together means "Beijing welcomes you".I'm very proud that the Olympic is held in our Chinese country! continue reading

Penang

It is over a year since my trip to Penang, Malaysia, my wife's hometown.If you take a look Penang island at google map, you'll find that this island and several small islands surrounded it make Penang state looks like a big turtle.Before the spring festival of 2007, we decided to spend the holiday in Penang, so after an eight hour long trip, we reached the heart of the "big turtle". It was really hot in the days when we stay there, my father in law said it's always hot in that season, so... continue reading

Air Show 2008 in Singapore

Went to air show last time, watched jet performances, saw a lot of planes, big one, small one, and the huge one, airbus 380, it's really huge, I can't even imagine that it can fly, but we have to believe man-kind ability, it can fly : ) continue reading

Xi Di

It has been nearly 1 and a half year since we came back from XiDi and HongCun, but images of those white walls, black roofs are still vivid in my mind.XiDi is similar as Hongcun but it has it's own characteristic, it is famous of its 'Paifang'. Paifang was built for those people who had become a minister or a big officer in the royal government.There used to be 13 Paifang but now there is only one left . The reason why the other 12 Paifang are destroyed is because during "The Great Cultural... continue reading

Hong Cun

Hongcun is a small village located in southern part of Anhui province in China, it's famous for its southern Anhui historical architecture.Do you find this place familiar? You will remember this place if you have watched the movie (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). continue reading

Singapore Won!

It's the first time that Singapore will host such an international Olympic games. Although I'm not a Singaporean, I'm still happy for this big event.When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Singapore was chosen as the host of the first Youth Olympic Games in 2010 yesterday, the whole square in front of city hall is in a jubilant mood.Although I won't have chance to take photos for Beijing 2008 but I will have chance to take photos for the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore... continue reading

How to reach Mount Huangshan?

To reach Mount Huangshan, you can either take plane or coach or train. it's very easy and fast to visit this beautiful mountain nowadays.Route 1: plane, fatest, most expensiveShanghai Pudong International Airport - Huangshan Tunxi Airport, Flight No. FM9265, 1 hourOr Beijing Capital Airport - Huangshan Tunxi Airport, Flight No. CA1551, 2 hoursRoute 2: coach, depends on the condition of the bus, not so comfortableThere are a lot of coaches transport from big cities to Huangshan... continue reading

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