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John Amato | profile | all galleries >> Galleries of Cities and Villages that I have visited in China. >> Jishou City and surrounding area, Hunan Province, China tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

Jishou City and surrounding area, Hunan Province, China

These images of are the day to day life activities as I saw them. There will be many more additions.

Click on the thumbnail to enlarge image. Some of the images have a further explanation of what is occuring.
Elderly woman taking brooms to market. Jishou City, China.
Elderly woman taking brooms to market. Jishou City, China.
Northern Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Northern Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Jishou City, main river that flows through and around the city.
Jishou City, main river that flows through and around the city.
Card game.
Card game.
Chicken eggs being sold on sidewalk market.
Chicken eggs being sold on sidewalk market.
Chickens for the market place.
Chickens for the market place.
Chickens ready for the market place.
Chickens ready for the market place.
Coal used for cooking Jishou University campus.
Coal used for cooking Jishou University campus.
Describing how big the fish are he catches .
Describing how big the fish are he catches .
Fishing reel used locally.
Fishing reel used locally.
Ducks for sale on sidewalk, an unofficial sidewalk market.
Ducks for sale on sidewalk, an unofficial sidewalk market.
Duck being weighed for sale.
Duck being weighed for sale.
Duck being taken home from outside market.
Duck being taken home from outside market.
Fruit at the local Jishou University campus .
Fruit at the local Jishou University campus .
Green onions in the local market.
Green onions in the local market.
Local pharmacy gall for medicinal use.  Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Local pharmacy gall for medicinal use. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Local pharmacy. Antelope horn used as medicine.jpg
Local pharmacy. Antelope horn used as medicine.jpg
Local street restuarant steamed and fried rice breads.jpg
Local street restuarant steamed and fried rice breads.jpg
On the way to work.  Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
On the way to work. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Oyster mushrooms in the outdoor market Jishou University.jpg
Oyster mushrooms in the outdoor market Jishou University.jpg
Playing Chinese Checkers. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Playing Chinese Checkers. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Roasting horse chestnuts outside market. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Roasting horse chestnuts outside market. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Selling tobacco leaves. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Selling tobacco leaves. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Shoerepairman resoling shoe. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Shoerepairman resoling shoe. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Shoerepairman tools. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Shoerepairman tools. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Sleeping between jobs in the outdoor market.jpg
Sleeping between jobs in the outdoor market.jpg
Taking a snooze on the back of a motorcycle.jpg
Taking a snooze on the back of a motorcycle.jpg
Daily he waits with his truck for possible work .jpg
Daily he waits with his truck for possible work .jpg
Arcwelding with helper partially shielding his eyes. .jpg
Arcwelding with helper partially shielding his eyes. .jpg
Welding and inventive.  Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Welding and inventive. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Who is enteraining who?  Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Who is enteraining who? Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
One of two main walkways over the main street in  Jishou City, Hunan Province, China.
One of two main walkways over the main street in Jishou City, Hunan Province, China.
A heavy load of tofu ready for the market.  .jpg
A heavy load of tofu ready for the market. .jpg
Black is the color when working with coal.   Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Black is the color when working with coal. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Stacking the compressed coal, one by one.
Stacking the compressed coal, one by one.
Delivering coal for heat during winter.
Delivering coal for heat during winter.
He had a pretty good eye and was clearing the table.   Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
He had a pretty good eye and was clearing the table. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Sidewalk bicycle repairman.  Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Sidewalk bicycle repairman. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
I weigh how much?  Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
I weigh how much? Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Outdoor meat market. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Outdoor meat market. Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Wooded mountain area hehind Jishou University. .jpg
Wooded mountain area hehind Jishou University. .jpg
Searching for work Jishou City China.
Searching for work Jishou City China.
Looking for work. Jishou City, China.
Looking for work. Jishou City, China.
Still standing. Jishou City, China.
Still standing. Jishou City, China.
Got mushrooms. Jishou City, China.
Got mushrooms. Jishou City, China.
Heavy load. Jishou City, China.
Heavy load. Jishou City, China.
Bridge over lake at Jishou University Jishou China.
Bridge over lake at Jishou University Jishou China.
Lake at Jishou University Jishou City China.jpg
Lake at Jishou University Jishou City China.jpg
Girl balancing on mouth getting ready to spin while the girl in the background spins a plate. Jishou City, China.
Girl balancing on mouth getting ready to spin while the girl in the background spins a plate. Jishou City, China.
Girl spinning while balancing on mouth. Jishou City, China.
Girl spinning while balancing on mouth. Jishou City, China.
Watching from above.
Watching from above.
Crossing the tracks with the train coming on fast.  Jishou City, China.
Crossing the tracks with the train coming on fast. Jishou City, China.
Hauling cement blocks. Jishou City, China.
Hauling cement blocks. Jishou City, China.
Waiting for some work so why not get some sleep. Jishou City, China.
Waiting for some work so why not get some sleep. Jishou City, China.
Moving some potatoes. Jishou City, China.
Moving some potatoes. Jishou City, China.
Using the necks of live ducks to haul them around. Jishou City, China.
Using the necks of live ducks to haul them around. Jishou City, China.
Moving ducks by their necks. Jishou City, China.
Moving ducks by their necks. Jishou City, China.
Got Mops? Jishou City, China.
Got Mops? Jishou City, China.
Still got mops.
Still got mops.
winnowing basket and steamer, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
winnowing basket and steamer, Jishou City, Hunan Province, China
Outside market downtown Jishou City.
Outside market downtown Jishou City.
Looking back.
Looking back.
Selling glutinous (sticky) rice with Artemisia (sage). Street market.
Selling glutinous (sticky) rice with Artemisia (sage). Street market.
Not the best thing for anyone to breathe, especially a young person.
Not the best thing for anyone to breathe, especially a young person.
Young boy and puppies
Young boy and puppies
Indoor alley market for peanuts and sunflower seeds, Jishou City, China
Indoor alley market for peanuts and sunflower seeds, Jishou City, China
Red pepper row. Inside market 3rd floor. Jishou City, China
Red pepper row. Inside market 3rd floor. Jishou City, China
I don't know.
I don't know.
Couple near Buddhist temple, west of Jishou.
Couple near Buddhist temple, west of Jishou.
The cross and Buddhism.
The cross and Buddhism.
Reading a fortune.
Reading a fortune.
Buddhist monk preparing to tell fortune.
Buddhist monk preparing to tell fortune.
Buddhist monk using a reference book for fortunes.
Buddhist monk using a reference book for fortunes.
Receiving news of a good fortune.
Receiving news of a good fortune.
Talking about Buddhism. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
Talking about Buddhism. Wuling Mts., Hunan, China
Taking a break.
Taking a break.
Hosptital bed in Jishou.
Hosptital bed in Jishou.
Making gill nets.
Making gill nets.
Eating a bit of lunch.
Eating a bit of lunch.
Resting after working in a hillside community doing construction.
Resting after working in a hillside community doing construction.
Leaving the field, vehicle used for finale preparation of rice paddies.
Leaving the field, vehicle used for finale preparation of rice paddies.
Final preparation of a rice field before planting.
Final preparation of a rice field before planting.
Spring planting of rice fields.
Spring planting of rice fields.
Spring planting of rice fields.
Spring planting of rice fields.
Taking a break from construction.
Taking a break from construction.
Hosing down lime but with little effect.
Hosing down lime but with little effect.
Sifting and working lime.
Sifting and working lime.
Working with lime.
Working with lime.
Sifting lime.
Sifting lime.
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It's work.
It's work.
Selling the vegetables she grows. 78 years old. #2
Selling the vegetables she grows. 78 years old. #2
Sorting, bundling and selling the vegetables she grows. 78 year old sells these from her small plot of land. #1
Sorting, bundling and selling the vegetables she grows. 78 year old sells these from her small plot of land. #1
Big and little.
Big and little.
Cell Phone. . .
Cell Phone. . .
Sidewalk produce.
Sidewalk produce.
Seller of produce.
Seller of produce.
Sidewalk produce in the rain.
Sidewalk produce in the rain.
Pink stool. . . Cleaning rice.
Pink stool. . . Cleaning rice.
Bike bell.
Bike bell.
A strong disagreement not often seen on the open forum.
A strong disagreement not often seen on the open forum.
Rainy day dog.
Rainy day dog.
Street seller with wind instruments for sale.
Street seller with wind instruments for sale.
Sidewalk selling of produce and a friendly smile.
Sidewalk selling of produce and a friendly smile.
Big and little #2
Big and little #2
Plums for sale.
Plums for sale.
Recycling red plastic bags.
Recycling red plastic bags.
Comfortable?
Comfortable?
Contrasts #1.
Contrasts #1.
Contrasts #2.
Contrasts #2.
Wait . . #1
Wait . . #1
Wait . . #2
Wait . . #2
Wait . . #3
Wait . . #3
Wait . . #4
Wait . . #4
Wait . . #5
Wait . . #5
Wait . . #6
Wait . . #6
Squash blossoms in the market.
Squash blossoms in the market.
Hmong elder cleaning rice she has grown and sells.
Hmong elder cleaning rice she has grown and sells.
It does rain here.
It does rain here.
Bored. Getting her sandal repaired.
Bored. Getting her sandal repaired.
A little attention goes a long ways.
A little attention goes a long ways.
Roasting corn. During the late Spring and Summer it is common to roast corn for sale.
Roasting corn. During the late Spring and Summer it is common to roast corn for sale.
Boy at recycling center.
Boy at recycling center.
Working at the recycling center.
Working at the recycling center.
Recycling center, Jishou City, China.
Recycling center, Jishou City, China.
Recycling center.
Recycling center.
Day labor
Day labor