Tuesday, April 11, 2006


Hiking up to the Miao villages in Leishan (Guizhou province)

Miao reception line!

Happy old ladies!

No tour of China is complete without a trip to the Chengdu engine-block factory!

Kids in Guizhou, vamping for the camera.

The secret of my international travel success--my high-tech squishy neck pillow!

Long live the 10-course meal!

Jin Xing -- Shanghai's best-known female dancer. Star, entrepreneur (founder of Shanghai Dance), impresario, cultural critic, concerned mother of three, and former man!

Aboard the 300-mph magnetic-levitation train from downtown Shanghai to the airport!

Juniors at a public high school in Shanghai. None of these kids has any siblings.