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Au-revoir China

Downtown shopping

Downtown shopping en pendant

Chairman Mao

Chairman Mao

I have been on my own 4 day long in Harbin, without understanding a word and without being understood. Shops signs, bus stops and restaurant menus lost their meaning. The connection to the outer world turned flimsy. Still, several times I have been asked to pose for a souvenir picture with strangers. I had my fun playing the exotic creature with locals. And whenever I gestured for shooting a picture to someone else either in downtown, slums or rural areas, I always received a smile back. How warm was my human experience in Harbin, despite the constant -20 °C. Au-revoir, China!

Here below the full list of the reportage “Detour to China“. Pictures shot by Lorenzo Borghi, reportage edit by Maria Francesca.

  1. China Red
  2. Smoky days
  3. Sometimes … sticky sticks
  4. Life in plastic
  5. United workers of the PRC
  6. Antithesis
  7. Take a walk on the white side
  8. Organized Chaos
  9. Lights on ice
  10. Blocked
  11. You must leave your hat on
  12. Layers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You must leave your hat on

Hot day today, my flaps're up!

Hot day today, my flaps’re up!

Do you wanna ride with me?

Do you wanna ride with me?

Smile :)

Cheese 🙂

Coachman? Soldier? At your service

Coachman? Soldier? At your service

Give me your hat, dude

Give me your hat, dude

Sparkling love

Sparkling love

This post is part of the reportage Detour to China. Click each picture to enlarge.

 

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