A hot weekend in Changsha, Hunan Province
"Freakin' spicy crabs!!"
Changsha, like Szechuan is known for spicy food, but without the additional "ma", numbing affect of certain spices and pepper. In summer, oversized metal mixing bowls filled with crawfish seasoned with plenty of chili and spices, take the stage atop countless tabletops.
"View of the city"
...from the old fortress on top of a hill.
"Short trip to Mao's home close to Changsha"
Mao Zhedong was born and raised in a small town close to Changsha. Today it's kind of a place of pilgrimage. There were loads of Chinese people visiting the place, praying at his parents' tomb. Kinda weird...