China

"...currently in China."

Beijing - Shanghai #CEO #Business 

...dedicated to John, Peter, Ann, Will, Brian, Patrick T., Lu, Simon, Didi (Dieter D.), Marcella Z., Mona-Liza, Dietmar and V.L.!

"Fotoshooting at ZhengYangMen Gate, Beijing/Peking, China - southern entry into the Inner City / Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang/"Platz des Himmlischen Friedens", 39° 53′ 57.3″ N, 116° 23′ 30″ E)."
"Fotoshooting at ZhengYangMen Gate, Beijing/Peking, China - southern entry into the Inner City / Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang/"Platz des Himmlischen Friedens", 39° 53′ 57.3″ N, 116° 23′ 30″ E)."
"Tiāntán, Temple of Heaven 天壇 / 天坛, Beijing, China. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies, but also by Mona-Liza and me."
"Tiāntán, Temple of Heaven 天壇 / 天坛, Beijing, China. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies, but also by Mona-Liza and me."
"Entering the Forbidden City: 故宮 / 故宫 / Beijing, China."
"Entering the Forbidden City: 故宮 / 故宫 / Beijing, China."
"He who stays near vermilion gets stained red; he who stays near ink gets stained black - a chinese quote  近朱者赤 近墨者黑 #Beijing."
"He who stays near vermilion gets stained red; he who stays near ink gets stained black - a chinese quote 近朱者赤 近墨者黑 #Beijing."
"Regular feet can't be affected by irregular shoes* - 脚正不怕鞋(邪)歪. My right hand (& feet/shoe) at Tiananmen Emporer´s Avenue, Beijing."
"Regular feet can't be affected by irregular shoes* - 脚正不怕鞋(邪)歪. My right hand (& feet/shoe) at Tiananmen Emporer´s Avenue, Beijing."

* means: "If you have not done anything evil, you should not worry too much".

@PeterHK_FFM "Not from my current trip: "...asia is the continent: took these pics of Mona-Liza Gajda @GajdaLiza during my last trip from India to China #CEO #Travel"...
@PeterHK_FFM "Not from my current trip: "...asia is the continent: took these pics of Mona-Liza Gajda @GajdaLiza during my last trip from India to China #CEO #Travel"...
"The Great Wall of China - Mutianyu (40° 26′ 16.86″ N, 116° 33′ 42.84″ E), 70 km north of Beijing."
"The Great Wall of China - Mutianyu (40° 26′ 16.86″ N, 116° 33′ 42.84″ E), 70 km north of Beijing."
"Walking on the Chinese Wall: reflecting my travels to The Great Wall of China, for example Mutianyu (40° 26′ 16.86″ N, 116° 33′ 42.84″ E), 70 km north of Beijing."
"Walking on the Chinese Wall: reflecting my travels to The Great Wall of China, for example Mutianyu (40° 26′ 16.86″ N, 116° 33′ 42.84″ E), 70 km north of Beijing."
Gießener- bzw. Lauterbacher Anzeiger - 05/2019. Ein großer Dank zurück!
Gießener- bzw. Lauterbacher Anzeiger - 05/2019. Ein großer Dank zurück!
"Time is the test of greatness — the First Emperor built the Great Wall." A chinese saying. Mona-Liza overviews the Great Wall of China (40° 26′ 16.87″ N, 116° 33′ 42.88″ E)...
"Time is the test of greatness — the First Emperor built the Great Wall." A chinese saying. Mona-Liza overviews the Great Wall of China (40° 26′ 16.87″ N, 116° 33′ 42.88″ E)...
"The Great Wall of China."
"The Great Wall of China."
...walking on the Chinese Wall - with Mona-Liza and Lu (40° 26′ 16.88″ N, 116° 33′ 42.89″ E)!
...walking on the Chinese Wall - with Mona-Liza and Lu (40° 26′ 16.88″ N, 116° 33′ 42.89″ E)!
The Great Wall of China, Mutianyu (40° 26′ 16.86″ N, 116° 33′ 42.84″ E)...
The Great Wall of China, Mutianyu (40° 26′ 16.86″ N, 116° 33′ 42.84″ E)...
"Extensive and Unbroken — the Great Wall's long name 万里长城."
"Extensive and Unbroken — the Great Wall's long name 万里长城."
The Great Wall of China...
The Great Wall of China...
The chinese flag is blowing in the wind (l.) and looking south (r.) towards Beijing...
The chinese flag is blowing in the wind (l.) and looking south (r.) towards Beijing...
No, I´m not Casey Neistat and I did not wear my world-famous CAP - but al lot of people recognized me...
No, I´m not Casey Neistat and I did not wear my world-famous CAP - but al lot of people recognized me...
...at the Great Wall of China (www.jr-skye.com)!
...at the Great Wall of China (www.jr-skye.com)!

"Don’t listen to what they say, go see."

Chinese Proverb

Great Wall...
Great Wall...

"United we stand — the Great Wall is on peoples' hearts (要问长城在哪里,就在百姓心坎上)." - a chinese saying. The meaning is: if people make a concerted effort and their will is unite like the Great Wall, the people will overcome all troubles together.

"Great endurance — like the Great Wall's weathered bricks 长城上的砖 — 未知经过多少风雨."
"Great endurance — like the Great Wall's weathered bricks 长城上的砖 — 未知经过多少风雨."
A chinese saying:  "He who has never been to the Great Wall is not a true man."  How can I have not climbed the Great Wall (我还 没 登过呢不过 这个月底 我 就要去 北京 登)?
A chinese saying: "He who has never been to the Great Wall is not a true man." How can I have not climbed the Great Wall (我还 没 登过呢不过 这个月底 我 就要去 北京 登)?
The Central Point of Beijing City, Wanchun Pavilion, Jingshan Park, Beijing (39° 55′ 25″ N, 116° 23′ 26″ E)...
The Central Point of Beijing City, Wanchun Pavilion, Jingshan Park, Beijing (39° 55′ 25″ N, 116° 23′ 26″ E)...
Jingshan Park/Jingshan Hill, the Central and Highest Point in Beijing, facing the north gate of the Forbidden City...
Jingshan Park/Jingshan Hill, the Central and Highest Point in Beijing, facing the north gate of the Forbidden City...
"There are nine (or ten) million bicycles in Beijing: St. Joseph Cathedral, Beijing (39° 54′ 57″ N, 116° 24′ 21″ E)."
"There are nine (or ten) million bicycles in Beijing: St. Joseph Cathedral, Beijing (39° 54′ 57″ N, 116° 24′ 21″ E)."
ZhengYangMen / Qianmen, Beijing (39° 53′ 57.3″ N, 116° 23′ 30″ E)...
ZhengYangMen / Qianmen, Beijing (39° 53′ 57.3″ N, 116° 23′ 30″ E)...
Entering and leave the Forbidden City...straight ahead to Jingshan Park/Jingshan Hill...
Entering and leave the Forbidden City...straight ahead to Jingshan Park/Jingshan Hill...
The Forbidden City...
The Forbidden City...
...a little bit unreal: Forbidden City like a painting, Gate of Divine Might / Divine Prowess 神武门, detail (39° 55′ 15.4″ N, 116° 23′ 25.5″ E)!
...a little bit unreal: Forbidden City like a painting, Gate of Divine Might / Divine Prowess 神武门, detail (39° 55′ 15.4″ N, 116° 23′ 25.5″ E)!

"If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people." 

Chinese Proverb  

...the Forbidden City...
...the Forbidden City...
These men know what they´re doing: Forbidden City, Main Entrance / South Gate (Meridian Gate 午門 )...
These men know what they´re doing: Forbidden City, Main Entrance / South Gate (Meridian Gate 午門 )...
Forbidden City...
Forbidden City...
...the Forbidden City again...
...the Forbidden City again...
...inside the Forbidden City!
...inside the Forbidden City!
...exploring the Palace Museum within Forbidden City (39° 55′ 1″ N, 116° 23′ 28″ O)!
...exploring the Palace Museum within Forbidden City (39° 55′ 1″ N, 116° 23′ 28″ O)!
Beijing, Skyline - traditional and modern (CITIC Tower/China Zun, Z15 Plot, Central Business District, Beijing´s tallest Skyscraper, r.)...
Beijing, Skyline - traditional and modern (CITIC Tower/China Zun, Z15 Plot, Central Business District, Beijing´s tallest Skyscraper, r.)...
Beautiful: overview the Forbidden City at Jingshan Hill (highest point of Beijing) in the morning sun and a common junction box in Central Beijing...
Beautiful: overview the Forbidden City at Jingshan Hill (highest point of Beijing) in the morning sun and a common junction box in Central Beijing...
Forbidden City...
Forbidden City...

"Be not disturbed at being misunderstood; be disturbed rather at not being understanding."

Chinese Proverb

Unbelievable, historic Wangfujing Snack Street (700 years of history, a cultural symbol of Beijing 王府井小吃街). You can eat scorpions, sea horses and bugs - and yes, they live...more to come in the next few days!
Unbelievable, historic Wangfujing Snack Street (700 years of history, a cultural symbol of Beijing 王府井小吃街). You can eat scorpions, sea horses and bugs - and yes, they live...more to come in the next few days!

"The art of Chinese cooking," says Master James Wei, Taipei gourmet and prince of hospitality, "is to make the meat taste like vegetables and the vegetables test like meat, without either the meat or vegetables losing their original texture."

Richard Hughes, >Foreign Devil - Thirty Years of Reporting in the Far East<. Hughes wrote newspaper stories for The Sunday Times and the Economist from and about Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Japan.

Qianmen Street, Beijing...
Qianmen Street, Beijing...
Qianmen Street, Beijing...
Qianmen Street, Beijing...
Qianmen Street, Beijing. Dedicated to "Tiris" / FoE!
Qianmen Street, Beijing. Dedicated to "Tiris" / FoE!
Qian Men Da Jie, Beijing Shi, China, 100006 - with other words: Qianmen Street (with Dangdang Che TRAM), Beijing.
Qian Men Da Jie, Beijing Shi, China, 100006 - with other words: Qianmen Street (with Dangdang Che TRAM), Beijing.
Food Stalls in Beijing...
Food Stalls in Beijing...
Commercial activities since the middle of the Ming Dynasty: Wangfujing (王府井社区) (39° 54′ 42.9″ N, 116° 24′ 18.3″ E), the main-shopping street in Beijing...
Commercial activities since the middle of the Ming Dynasty: Wangfujing (王府井社区) (39° 54′ 42.9″ N, 116° 24′ 18.3″ E), the main-shopping street in Beijing...

"If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time."

Chinese (Business) Proverb

Wangfujing (王府井社区) (39° 54′ 42.9″ N, 116° 24′ 18.3″ E)...
Wangfujing (王府井社区) (39° 54′ 42.9″ N, 116° 24′ 18.3″ E)...

"If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys."

Chinese (Business) Proverb

Colourful Beijing...
Colourful Beijing...
...solving a small problem in Beijing!
...solving a small problem in Beijing!
...some logistical and architectural work have to be done here - Wangfujing, Beijing (王府井社区) (39° 54′ 42.9″ N, 116° 24′ 18.3″ E)...
...some logistical and architectural work have to be done here - Wangfujing, Beijing (王府井社区) (39° 54′ 42.9″ N, 116° 24′ 18.3″ E)...

Eigenwerbung

...after visting the National Library of China (NLC /中國國家圖書館 / 中国国家图书馆) straight ahead into in the largest bookstore of Beijing: the magic number is 7!
...after visting the National Library of China (NLC /中國國家圖書館 / 中国国家图书馆) straight ahead into in the largest bookstore of Beijing: the magic number is 7!
Traditional paper lanterns in Beijing at night...
Traditional paper lanterns in Beijing at night...
...not the newest - but next to singapore the cleanest subway in the world! By the way, with 552 kilometers the second-longest in the world after the Shanghai Metro!
...not the newest - but next to singapore the cleanest subway in the world! By the way, with 552 kilometers the second-longest in the world after the Shanghai Metro!
The largest museum in the world: National Museum Of China (39°54′12″N 116°23′24″E)!
The largest museum in the world: National Museum Of China (39°54′12″N 116°23′24″E)!
Nanchizi Street, Beijing: home of Huang Shi Cheng Art Gallery / The Library of Imperial History Records" 皇史宬...
Nanchizi Street, Beijing: home of Huang Shi Cheng Art Gallery / The Library of Imperial History Records" 皇史宬...
Traditional paper lanterns in Beijing, at night and day...
Traditional paper lanterns in Beijing, at night and day...
 Handmade - in Beijing...
Handmade - in Beijing...
Cuisine...
Cuisine...
Food Culture...
Food Culture...
...in China. It´s a little bit horrible, but it´s real, indeed. Sea Horses at Wangfujing Snack Street - and they live.
...in China. It´s a little bit horrible, but it´s real, indeed. Sea Horses at Wangfujing Snack Street - and they live.

“Food made by hand is an act of defiance and runs contrary to everything in our modernity. Find it; eat it; it will go. It has been around for millennia. Now it is evanescent, like a season.”

Bill Buford

An exotic ride across the Beijing Central Business District in the evening - but be careful:  after my departure, the driver tries to move into the oncoming traffic. In the background, you can see China Zun (r.)!
An exotic ride across the Beijing Central Business District in the evening - but be careful: after my departure, the driver tries to move into the oncoming traffic. In the background, you can see China Zun (r.)!
Beijing...
Beijing...
Marx & Engels (l.) and supervision observation (r.) in Beijing!
Marx & Engels (l.) and supervision observation (r.) in Beijing!
Transformation among cherry blossoms in Beijing...
Transformation among cherry blossoms in Beijing...
And the journey continues: from Beijing to Bangkok (again & again/No. 30!)...
And the journey continues: from Beijing to Bangkok (again & again/No. 30!)...
And the journey continues: from Beijing to Bangkok (again & again/No. 30!)...
And the journey continues: from Beijing to Bangkok (again & again/No. 30!)...

"The wise man and the tortoise travel but never leave their home."

Chinese Proverb

Overflight from China via Vietnam (Hoa Binh, 20° 48′ 48″ N, 105° 20′ 18″ E) and Laos (Vientiane, 17° 58′ 0″ N, 102° 36′ 0″ E)...
Overflight from China via Vietnam (Hoa Binh, 20° 48′ 48″ N, 105° 20′ 18″ E) and Laos (Vientiane, 17° 58′ 0″ N, 102° 36′ 0″ E)...
Bangkok Landeanflug Flugzeug Airplain Curvey winding approach Ayutthaya Saraburi Lopburi Suphan Buri Thailand
Curvy approach: from Beijing to Bangkok (again & again/No. 30!)...
Dolphin Bay, 45 km south of Hua Hin, 2 km north of Sam Roi Yot Nationalpark (12° 10′ 57″ N, 99° 56′ 54″ E)...
Dolphin Bay, 45 km south of Hua Hin, 2 km north of Sam Roi Yot Nationalpark (12° 10′ 57″ N, 99° 56′ 54″ E)...
Aleenta Pranburi, Luxury Penthouse Suite...
Aleenta Pranburi, Luxury Penthouse Suite...

Between Phetchaburi and Ban Krud, I've checked into dozens of different hotels: this time at Aleenta Pranburi, Luxury Penthouse Suite - Pak Nam Pran / Pran Buri, 77220 Thailand...

Hua Hin/Pak Nam Pran read more>>> weiterlesen>>>

 

...to be continued (05/29/2019, Beijing)...

 

Beijing

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Bangkok (again & again/No. 30!)

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Hua Hin

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Pak Nam Pran