Here are the rest of the shots that I had planned on sharing in no particular order. Most of them are either personally or (hopefully) artistically interesting.
Your local 7-11:
Inside the Temple of the Heavens:
This shot was taken at the residence where I resided for over a week. The very nice people had a refrigerator, I never figured out why they didn't use it:
Market day occurs on all days ending in 2, 5 or 8. Surrounding villages' market days take place on different numbers enabling farmers to sell their goods daily.
Occasionally, people would stop and check out the white person:
ShenZhen had the best and freshest seafood I've ever had. On one side of the street there are countless vendors selling live seafood. The abundance of choices is staggering. You pick whatever you want from whoever you want and pay by weight. The vendor(s) will bag up everything you purchase and walk it across the street with you to one of the dozens of restaurants, all which with different specialties, waiting to prepare your food and side dishes.
I took quite a few pictures of this 5th generation rice farmer after he gave me permission. He just had a cool way about him that I can't put his finger on. Perhaps it was simply his smile. He said that as far as he knew, I was the first white man to ever walk through that field.
The local Notary Public:
Last but not least my three favorites:
Well kids that's enough of this international travel business for now. It was fun while it lasted. Stay tuned for some new cab adventures which will be coming directly. It's hard to believe that I'm still a fuckin cabbie....