We did a total power-shop through Hefang
Hefang Street Market – a shopping paradise
Making little glass characters
Making peanut candy
We bought some – yum!
We also dropped by the History Museum which was on West Lake. Featuring relics from the past, it was pretty amazing to see what people got up to in China thousands of years ago. I loved all the jewellery that they made out of jade, gemstones and ivory. Also amazing was all the copperwork ornaments and eating/drinking vessels. I don’t know much (OK, I know nothing) about China’s history, so it was really interesting to get a small snapshot. Now I’m really keen to go to the big Shanghai Museum to check it all out…
The History Museum
Kinda looks like a hotel lobby, no?
Looking down at the ground floor (there were 3 levels in total)
Painting on wood
An ancient big copper bowl thing
Artworks from many moons ago
The way they resolved disputes in olden times 😉
A really cute ‘lil copper dragon!