A man standing along the streets in Ciqikou, probably waiting for potential customers to patronage his shop.
I came across this spot where the late morning rays managed to bounce off the top of the cascades, creating a beautiful and magical accentuation to an otherwise flat image.
A busy street in Ciqikou. If not for the air conditioners hanging outside the buildings and people dressed in modern garb, this could pass off as a movie scene in ancient China
Shibaozhai, literally meaning Precious Stone Fortress, is a hill along the bank of Yangtze River. The nine-storied pavilion provides a means for people to reach the temple at the top of the hill.