Nanxun and Mudu Photos 11/26/06

A weekend trip to the ancient towns of Nanxun and Mudu.
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Mudu-01 A gate presented by the Emperor to honor the Zhang Family.
1 A gate presented by the Emperor to honor the Zhang Family.
Mudu-02 This gate was presented by the last Emperor, Pu Yi.
2 This gate was presented by the last Emperor, Pu Yi.
Mudu-03 The female compound of the Zhang family looks over a nice pond.
3 The female compound of the Zhang family looks over a nice pond.
Mudu-05 The library which contains 1500 year old books. Quite rare.
4 The library which contains 1500 year old books. Quite rare.
Mudu-06 Hand carved wooden printing plates for one of the books in the library.
5 Hand carved wooden printing plates for one of the books in the library.
Mudu-07 Sign means that the Emperor hopes the family can be prosperous.
6 Sign means that the Emperor hopes the family can be prosperous.
Mudu-08 A scene along one of the canals we toured. Lady is washing her clothes.
7 A scene along one of the canals we toured. Lady is washing her clothes.
Mudu-09 Another view of canals in Nanxun, an ancient town in Zhejiang Province.
8 Another view of canals in Nanxun, an ancient town in Zhejiang Province.
Mudu-10 The blue banner is an ad for the local wine.
9 The blue banner is an ad for the local wine.
Mudu-12 Notice that part of the buildings are built over the water.
10 Notice that part of the buildings are built over the water.