China week in pictures | August 7-13, 2021
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. August 12 – Wild mushroom farmers laying out their wild mushroom samples at the Mushuihua Market, China's largest wild mushroom wholesale trading market, located in Kunming, #Yunnan province. Yunnan is known for its wild mushrooms, especially from July to September in the harvest season.
𝟮. August 11 – An image of Nyuwa repairing the sky is seen in a 40-hectare rice paddy in Shexian county, #Hebei province. In Chinese mythology, Nyuwa was the goddess who created humans and mended the broken sky.
𝟯. August 7 – The tide reverses at a dike on the Qiantang River in Haining, #Zhejiang province. After the Start of Autumn, the Chinese solar period that began on Saturday, the gravitational pull from the sun and the moon on the river become aligned, making its tides more powerful.
𝟰. August 7 – A city station for delivery courier workers opened in Jiaxing city, #Zhejiang province. The space has airconditioning, free Wi-FI, a microwave and other services. The service has been opened for taking a break or rest during their often stressful jobs.
𝟲. August 8 – National fitness day. People from Jiaxing City in #Zhejiang province exercise in the early morning sunrise. National Fitness day began on August 8 in 2009, exactly one year after the opening of the Beijing Olympic Games on August 8, 2008, to promote health through fitness and exercise.
Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography