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Posts from ‘June, 2009’

Enter Obama!

Here are some awesome pictures of the 2009 inauguration of President Barack Obama! See the full anotated photo essay here

Entering The Forbidden City

The North Gate

The Bullet Train

This high speed rain in Shanghai rushes along at speeds in excess of 400 km/h

The Shanghai skyline

The face of this building is a giant LCD display screen!


I arrived in Shanghai on June 3. It has all the elements of a modern big city. Sky scrapers, elevated roads, tunnel, and high speed trains. The skyline is nothing short of spectacular.

Intruding on the Emperor?

At the forbidden city

Enter into his Courts

The forbidden city

Time for a Ride

On the bullet train in Shanghai

South gate, the phoenix

View from outside the southern gate