A waitress at the Paulaner's Bier-
garten in Shanghai waits for busi-
ness, watching the continuous boat
traffic with the famous Bundt river-
walk in the background.

Two young boys pose while playing
atop one of the hundreds of statues
around Beijing.

A sample of dazzling design is the
ceiling of the Great Drum Tower in
the ancient city of Xi'an.

Chong from Shanghai takes a break
in the shade during a tour of the
Forbidden City.

The Monument of the People's
Heroes stands in front of Chairman
Mao's tomb at Tiananman Square.
Just to the right is one the many
cameras the government uses to
monitor the square for signs of

An elderly man leaves Geming Park
in Xi'an after a morning session of
Tai Chi with his sword.