1. Courtyard of my hotel the Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
1. Courtyard of my hotel the Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
2. My cosy 300 year old room in the Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
2. My cosy 300 year old room in the Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
3. Hotel washing room, Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
3. Hotel washing room, Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
4. View of the city wall, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
4. View of the city wall, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
5. One of the gates on the city wall, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
5. One of the gates on the city wall, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
6. This one for me sums up the problem with smog in the city of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
6. This one for me sums up the problem with smog in the city of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
7. The hustle and bustle outside the entrance to Pingyao County, Taiyuan
7. The hustle and bustle outside the entrance to Pingyao County, Taiyuan
8. Peeping through the tunnel of a bridge, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
8. Peeping through the tunnel of a bridge, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
9. Street food seller, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
9. Street food seller, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
10. Lamp shades for sale, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
10. Lamp shades for sale, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
11. Beautiful decorative arches to the entrance of this shrine, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
11. Beautiful decorative arches to the entrance of this shrine, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
12. Various memorabilia on sale in the streets of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
12. Various memorabilia on sale in the streets of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
13. Looking towards of the North Gate, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
13. Looking towards of the North Gate, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
14. Colourful teddy bears, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
14. Colourful teddy bears, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
15. Used phone card boxes, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
15. Used phone card boxes, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
16. Red bunting to promote good luck, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
16. Red bunting to promote good luck, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
17. Teenager not looking impressed but his mother insisted I took a photo, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
17. Teenager not looking impressed but his mother insisted I took a photo, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
18. I saw two marriage celebrations while I was there, fire crackers everywhere, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
18. I saw two marriage celebrations while I was there, fire crackers everywhere, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
19. Baby cat circling my feet, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
19. Baby cat circling my feet, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
20. Stall offering meat offcuts in jelly and other delights - not for the squeamish, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
20. Stall offering meat offcuts in jelly and other delights - not for the squeamish, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
21. Cute dog having a nap on the streets of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
21. Cute dog having a nap on the streets of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
22. Wide angle view of the streets of Pingyao, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
22. Wide angle view of the streets of Pingyao, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
23. Big Chinese sign I found in a old jail museum, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
23. Big Chinese sign I found in a old jail museum, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
24. View through one of the electric cars of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
24. View through one of the electric cars of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
25. Old and new, Chinese girl on a mobile in front of historic statues, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
25. Old and new, Chinese girl on a mobile in front of historic statues, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
26. Chinese round coins in a empty temple fountain, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
26. Chinese round coins in a empty temple fountain, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
27. One of the beautifully lit up alleyways at night, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
27. One of the beautifully lit up alleyways at night, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
28. Map of the Shuanglin Temple, 30mins taxi ride from Pingyao County, Taiyuan
28. Map of the Shuanglin Temple, 30mins taxi ride from Pingyao County, Taiyuan
29. Hall of the Devas, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
29. Hall of the Devas, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
30. Tower in Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
30. Tower in Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
31. Red flags hanging on trees in Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
31. Red flags hanging on trees in Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
32. Police helmets, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
32. Police helmets, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
33. Gilded sculpted image of Bodhisattva from Ming dynasty period , Arhat Hall, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
33. Gilded sculpted image of Bodhisattva from Ming dynasty period , Arhat Hall, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
34. Ancient hall in the Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
34. Ancient hall in the Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
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