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Shanghai Jade Temple

At the Jade Temple in the middle of Shanghai, the monks practice rituals as I imagine they have for hundreds or thousands of years. As I was taking this photo, right behind me there is a courtyard filled with tourists and locals shopping at vendor’s stalls and taking selfies. It’s amazing to me that they carry on as if none of …

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Shanghai Neighborhoods

I had never been to Shanghai and didn’t know what to expect. Just down the street from a nice gated hotel where I was staying I wandered into the Shanghai Neighborhoods to see how they live. I  followed a family to this street where they disappeared into the first door on the right in this picture. They live there. I’m not …