Peach Festival 03/31/06

The Wuxi area is famous for peaches. We visited the spring festival.
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Peach Festival-01 Close up of blossoms in full bloom. They were at their peak this day.
1 Close up of blossoms in full bloom. They were at their peak this day.
Peach Festival-03 The opening performances were great. Lots of popular singers were there.
2 The opening performances were great. Lots of popular singers were there.
Peach Festival-04 Over view of the area from a temple on the side of the extinct volcano.
3 Over view of the area from a temple on the side of the extinct volcano.
Peach Festival-06 Incense burners are a part of all temples.
4 Incense burners are a part of all temples.
Peach Festival-07 A Buddhist confessional.
5 A Buddhist confessional.
Peach Festival-09 Hanhan and her dad coming up for lunch. Tuna sandwiches, yummy!
6 Hanhan and her dad coming up for lunch. Tuna sandwiches, yummy!
Peach Festival-10 Da Xiong Bao (Great Manly) Temple and Yang Volcano behind.
7 Da Xiong Bao (Great Manly) Temple and Yang Volcano behind.
Peach Festival-11 People hiking to the rim of the extinct volcano.
8 People hiking to the rim of the extinct volcano.
Peach Festival-12 Peach pit carvings of every animal year critters. We bought a couple of course.
9 Peach pit carvings of every animal year critters. We bought a couple of course.
Peach Festival-13 These are 'Welcome' arches. Quite common in China at events and business openings.
10 These are 'Welcome' arches. Quite common in China at events and business openings.