Xiaoheshan in Color

proprietor

The proprietor of a new shop checks on the progress.

strays

Strays at the market are a daily sight.

bikes

Two wheels is the most common mode of transport here, either electronic scooters or old fashioned foot powered bicycles being the two most common around Hangzhou. Gas bikes have been banned from the downtown area of Hangzhou making them impractical for most people.

seamstress

This woman works daily as a seamstress in the tunnel connecting two roads in my neighborhood.

PLA

One of the things that threw me for a loop when I arrived was the amount of kids walking around in Army fatigues from ROTC-like exercises they hold regularly on the neighboring campus.

This guy runs a barber shop out of a garage down the street from my apartment. $.85 for a hot shave. Not bad.

This guy runs a barber shop out of a garage down the street from my apartment. $.85 for a hot shave. Not bad.

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