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Old Posted Nov 17, 2017, 5:26 PM
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Guangzhou 2017

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport




Beijing Road




Xiaozhou Village










Oyster shell house




Street/underpass food




Clean and modern metro




Canton Tower


IFC and CTF Finance Centre


Pearl River skyline view


Haizhu Bridge, was destroyed in the Second Sino-Japanese War and again in the Chinese Civil War


Sun Yat-sen University








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Old Posted Nov 17, 2017, 6:36 PM
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Streetlife








View of the Liede Bridge from Canton Tower


Bubble tram






Foshan Lingnan Tiandi - traditional Lingnan architecture preserved and converted to modern retail












Starbucks in Lingnan garb






Hedong Bridge




Snake for dinner!






Pearl River cruise


Haiyin Bridge








Canton Tower - 1982 ft observation tower, 2nd tallest tower in the world, 4th tallest freestanding structure in the world


Liede Bridge






New tea culture


Old tea culture


International Finance Center - at 1439 ft is the 8th tallest building in China, 18th tallest in the world


Chow Tai Fook Finance Centre - at 1739 ft is the 3rd tallest building in China, 7th tallest in the world






Guangzhou Library


Old + new


International Light Festival








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Old Posted Nov 17, 2017, 7:03 PM
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Pretty spectacular, thanks for the tour!
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nice once. some superficial similarities to shanghai, there. another gigantic chinese city/region that is blowing onto stage left.
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Some colorful business there. Nice shots.
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Simply gorgeous. Won't be long before the US is playing second fiddle.
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Old Posted Nov 17, 2017, 10:06 PM
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Very impressive. Guangzhou looks pretty amazing. Some serious skyscrapers there. That last pic is amazing. Nice work.
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So colorful. One of several pics which made me smile:



Thanks for the tour.
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Awesome photos, glad to see that there are still some historic neighborhoods left.
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impressive city.
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Thanks for the tour. Fantastic lighting on the buildings and skyscrapers.
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Ah ... CTF has been lit up. Wonder if there is an observation deck / hotel at the top?
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Some beautiful towers there....
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Wonderful set, thanks.
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Great exposee! great photos!
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The new tower they built is an absolute monster, I can't get over it.

Also, that old district looks so beautiful.
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Wow, what an amazing set of a great city!
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Old Posted Nov 21, 2017, 12:28 AM
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Great pics! Visited some years ago, amazing city, too bad it was extremely grey all the time.
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China is incredible, I must visit.

Having said that, what’s with the weird food? Snake? Come on, just seeing that stuff will spoil my appetite even if I don’t eat it.
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Old Posted Nov 21, 2017, 6:41 PM
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What a great set. Thank you for sharing it. So much complexity in the world...
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