China week in pictures | October 9-15, 2021
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. October 13 – Harvesting chili peppers in Yanqi County, known as the "red county" in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, #Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. As one of the biggest chili production bases in China, Bayingolin expects to harvest over about 27,000 hectares of chilies this year.
𝟮. October 9 – People visiting a 1980’s vintage exhibition in #Xian, #Shaanxi province. The area features vintage elements from the 1980s, including photography studios, audio cassette stores and old appliances, creating a nostalgic vibe.
𝟯. October 12 – Sorting tea leaves during a tea agricultural skills competition at Jinhua Polytechnic in #Zhejiang province.
𝟰. October 15 – Thousands of camels being guided to the winter pastures in Yumen county, #Gansu province. In recent years, Changma town in the county has developed camel husbandry, and there are now more than 3,000 camels.
𝟱. October 14 – The “Double Ninth” or Chongyang Festival on the ninth day of the ninth month in the Chinese lunisolar calendar is all about honoring the elderly and embracing longevity. In this picture seniors over 80 years enjoy a birthday party in Deqing county, #Zhejiang province.
Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography