November 2009 A farmer with two baskets of freshly picked corn This small altar was carved in to the Great Wall The Charlie Chaplin film Modern Times is shown at a train station as workers are returning to their factories after the October Holidays. I had to spend the whole day in my tent as it was raining more or less continuously. Some times following the path of Great Wall is impossible because of newly built reservoirs. This man used the inner tube of a tire as his vessel while setting a fishing net in the reservoir. Some of the dogs I meet are vicious. This one was not tied up. I try to stay alert when I hear barking. At first glance I was sure it was a man in the field. See the insect? I would have walked straight past, but it moved slightly. This happy farmer was spreading his sunflower seads to dry them. This beautiful tree probably only has one or two years left before it is taken by a land slide. You can already see it's exposed roots. One of the caves I found that are used for storing food. This one was full of apples. A farmer in his field in Shaanxi Province. A family beating the sunflower seeds out of the sunflower. Surprise visit to a kitchen where I had ordered food. A deserted house with windows made of thin paper. The interior of a deserted house. You can see a “kang” to my right. A bed that is built so that the warm fumes from a fire heats it during the cold season.