Wedding Procession – Road Journey

I have visited Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Zhujiajiao but one place and event still etched in memory is a wedding procession I joined in Taizhou formerly T’ai-chow. A new-kid-on the block this is an emerging industrial city situated south of Ningbo on the eastern coast of Zhejiang province facing the East China Sea and…

Taizhou-Green Fields and Oranges

A village near Taizhou in Zhejiang province, the landscape is distinctive from the bustling industrialized environs of China’s economic resurgence. The cultivated fields, village homes and ponds with waddling ducks make it approachable and landed. Emperor Qinshihuang established Huipu Village that later became Taizhou during the Tang Dynasty in 622. In 1994 Taizhou (Tai) was designated a city and…