Courtyard of my hotel the Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
My cosy 300 year old room in the Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Hotel washing room, Pingyao Yide Hotel, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
View of the city wall, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
One of the gates on the city wall, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
This one for me sums up the problem with smog in the city of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
The hustle and bustle outside the entrance to Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Peeping through the tunnel of a bridge, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Street food seller, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Lamp shades for sale, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Beautiful decorative arches to the entrance of this shrine, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Various memorabilia on sale in the streets of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Looking towards of the North Gate, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Colourful teddy bears, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Used phone card boxes, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Red bunting to promote good luck, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Teenager not looking impressed but his mother insisted I took a photo, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
I saw two marriage celebrations while I was there, fire crackers everywhere, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Baby cat circling my feet, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Stall offering meat offcuts in jelly and other delights - not for the squeamish, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Cute dog having a nap on the streets of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Wide angle view of the streets of Pingyao, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Big Chinese sign I found in a old jail museum, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
View through one of the electric cars of Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Old and new, Chinese girl on a mobile in front of historic statues, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Chinese round coins in a empty temple fountain, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
One of the beautifully lit up alleyways at night, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Map of the Shuanglin Temple, 30mins taxi ride from Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Hall of the Devas, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Tower in Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Red flags hanging on trees in Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Police helmets, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Gilded sculpted image of Bodhisattva from Ming dynasty period , Arhat Hall, Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
Ancient hall in the Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, Taiyuan
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