“Supermoon” observed around world

“Supermoon” observed around world

Photo taken on Sept. 27, 2015 shows the “Supermoon” in New York, the United States. The sign of a rooster atop the Bell Tower of the Church of the Dormition on Mount Zion is silhouetted against a full moon in the Old City of Jerusalem, Sept. 27, 2015. The “Sukkot”, Feast of Tabernacles, falls from sunset of Sept. 27 to sunset of Oct. 4 this year. The full moon is seen over the destroyed houses…

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View of red maple leaves in NE China’s Liaoning

View of red maple leaves in NE China’s Liaoning

Photo taken on Sept. 25, 2015 shows maple leaves at Laobiangou scenic spot in Benxi Manchu Autonomous County of northeast China’s Liaoning Province. Photo taken on Sept. 25, 2015 shows maple leaves at Laobiangou scenic spot in Benxi Manchu Autonomous County of northeast China’s Liaoning Province.   Photo taken on Sept. 25, 2015 shows maple leaves at Laobiangou scenic spot in Benxi Manchu Autonomous County of northeast China’s Liaoning Province.   Photo taken on Sept….

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Golden rice fields present beauty in China

Golden rice fields present beauty in China

Photo taken on Sept. 21, 2015 shows the scenery of ripe rice fields in Mayangzhai Village of Gaoluo Township in Xuan’en County, central China’s Hubei Province. As the autumn comes, golden rice fields around China presented their beauty. Photo taken on Sept. 21, 2015 shows the scenery of ripe rice fields in Mayangzhai Village of Gaoluo Township in Xuan’en County, central China’s Hubei Province. As the autumn comes, golden rice fields around China presented their…

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East China’s ancient town attracts large number of tourists

East China’s ancient town attracts large number of tourists

hoto taken on Sept. 17, 2015 shows a view of Sanhe Town in Feixi County, east China’s Anhui Province. Sanhe, an ancient town with a history of more than 2,500 years, has some 180 ancient buildings of Ming or Qing dynasties. Ancient streets, lanes, bridges, temples, drama stages, civilian houses or tearooms here attracted a large number of tourists from home and abroad. A visitor walks through a narrow lane in Sanhe Town of Feixi…

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Fairyland on earth: Baishi Mountain in Hebei

Fairyland on earth: Baishi Mountain in Hebei

Baishi Mountain is located in Laiyuan county, north China’s Hebei Province. Its main ridge line is over 7,000 meters long and the highest peak is 2,096 meters high. The fogs at high altitudes make the mountain a fairyland on earth. Baishi Mountain is located in Laiyuan county, north China’s Hebei Province. Its main ridge line is over 7,000 meters long and the highest peak is 2,096 meters high. The fogs at high altitudes make the…

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Scenery of International Garden Expo Park in Wuhan

Scenery of International Garden Expo Park in Wuhan

Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2015 shows the scenery of the International Garden Expo Park in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province. The 10th China International Garden Expo would kick off on Sept. 25 here. Photo taken on Sept. 15, 2015 shows the scenery of the International Garden Expo Park in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province. The 10th China International Garden Expo would kick off on Sept. 25 here. Photo taken on…

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In pics: Ancient Xiaotian township in E. China’s Anhui

In pics: Ancient Xiaotian township in E. China’s Anhui

Tourists visit Xiaotian township of Shucheng County, east China’s Anhui Province, Sept. 13, 2015. The 700-meter-long and 3-meter-wide ancient street of Xiaotian dates back to more than 300 years ago and its flavor is well kept till now.  Residents walk on a street of Xiaotian township of Shucheng County, east China’s Anhui Province, Sept. 13, 2015. The 700-meter-long and 3-meter-wide ancient street of Xiaotian dates back to more than 300 years ago and its flavor…

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Brazil holds civic military parade to mark Independence Day

Brazil holds civic military parade to mark Independence Day

Members of Brazil’s armed force prepare to take part in the civic military parade in commemoration of Brazil’s Independence Day, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Sept. 7, 2015. Brazil celebrates on Sept. 7 the 193th anniversary of Independence. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso) Members of Brazil’s armed force take part in the civic military parade in commemoration of Brazil’s Independence Day, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Sept. 7, 2015. Brazil celebrates on Sept. 7 the 193th anniversary of…

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In Search of Taoism at Laojun Mountain in Luoyang

In Search of Taoism at Laojun Mountain in Luoyang

Located in Luanchuan County under Luoyang city in central China’s Henan Province, Laojun Mountain is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the province. As part of an extension of the Qinling Mountain Range which divides China into North and South, Laojun Mountain is known for its cultural heritage of Taoism as it was once the retreat of Laozi, a great Chinese philosopher and the founder of Taoism. (Photo Source: China.org.cn)   Located in…

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Intoxicating fairy lake in Qinghai

Intoxicating fairy lake in Qinghai

Intoxicating Fairy Lake is in Jiuzhi county of northwest China’s Qinghai province. (Photo source:chinapic.people.com.cn) Intoxicating Fairy Lake is in Jiuzhi county of northwest China’s Qinghai province. (Photo source:chinapic.people.com.cn) Intoxicating Fairy Lake is in Jiuzhi county of northwest China’s Qinghai province. (Photo source:chinapic.people.com.cn) Intoxicating Fairy Lake is in Jiuzhi county of northwest China’s Qinghai province. (Photo source:chinapic.people.com.cn) Intoxicating Fairy Lake is in Jiuzhi county of northwest China’s Qinghai province. (Photo source:chinapic.people.com.cn) Intoxicating Fairy Lake is in…

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Amazing colors of Tibet

Amazing colors of Tibet

Yaks graze on a grassland in Tibet, March 5, 2013. [Photo/IC] Potala Palace bathed in the morning light in Lhasa, June 1, 2013. [Photo by Li Zhongmin/All rights reserved by chinadaily.com.cn] A woman does her laundry atTsogao village near the lake of Basomsto, June 2, 2013. [Photo by Li Zhongmin/All rights reserved by chinadaily.com.cn] Villagers at Ngapoi new village, Maizhokunggar county, Lhasa, June 4, 2013. [Photo by Li Zhongmin/All rights reserved by chinadaily.com.cn] A senior…

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Summer travel rush seen in China’s Henan

Summer travel rush seen in China’s Henan

Passengers board their train at the rail station of Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province, Aug. 28, 2015. As the summer vacation is drawing to its end and the national holiday for Sept. 3 is drawing near, Zhengzhou railway station has witnessed a travel peak. (Xinhua/Li Bo)  A passenger prepares to board her train at the rail station of Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province, Aug. 28, 2015. As the summer vacation is…

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A fisheye view of Bird’s Nest – Beijing

A fisheye view of Bird’s Nest – Beijing

Photo shows a fisheye view of China’s National Stadium or the Bird’s Nest in Beijing, capital of China on August 26, 2015. The National Stadium, as the main track and field stadium for the 2008 Summer Olympics, is dubbed the “bird’s nest” because of its innovative grid formation. (Photo: China.org.cn/Zheng Liang) Photo shows a fisheye view of China’s National Stadium or the Bird’s Nest in Beijing, capital of China on August 26, 2015. The National…

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China’s “Ox-on-Bear” Sculpture Attracts Prayers for Plunging Stock Market

China’s “Ox-on-Bear” Sculpture Attracts Prayers for Plunging Stock Market

The undated photo shows a sculpture of an ox sitting on a bear in the eastern city of Xiamen which attracts many visitors praying for the plunging stock market. [Photo: Chinanews.com] A sculpture of an ox sitting on a bear has become an unlikely sightseeing spot, attracting pilgrims who come to pray for the plunging stock market. The 3.4-meter-tall bronze sculpture outside an art gallery in the eastern city of Xiamen has become a shrine…

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