Side trip to Shizi Qiao

On my way back from picking up my fully restored electronic dictionary, I happened to pass by Shizi Qiao on Hunan Lu in all its New Year’s splendor.

Shizi Qiao all decked out for Chinese New Year!

Shizi Qiao all decked out for Chinese New Year!

There was a stand selling really beautiful paper-cuts by Jiansu artist Chen Yao (陈耀):

Chen Yao's (陈耀) paper-cut stand

Chen Yao’s (陈耀) paper-cut stand

The paper-cutting master himself! (Well a picture of him at least...)

The paper-cutting master himself! (Well a picture of him at least…)

Specially designed for Chinese New Year 2010!

Specially designed for Chinese New Year 2010!

The images in that last paper-cut were chosen to represent different auspicious sayings…Next up we’ve got the lantern festival to celebrate the end of two weeks of New Year’s celebration. I can’t wait to check out Fuzi Miao on Sunday!

Gearing up for Yuanshao is no problem!

Gearing up for Yuanshao is no problem!

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