During this China trip, I went to the countryside to visit some cousins and my grandparents' grave. I like these pictures I took of my relatives:
I like the colors in this one of my mom and her umbrella:
What's a visit to the country without animals?
There were a bunch of these guinea pig cages in one tourist area, hanging from trees:
They were so colorful!
We hiked up a bamboo forest to get to the grave site.
I got a billion mosquito bites just from the hike in the woods! (I wish I took more (and better) pictures in that forest.)
I think this may be my first time seeing a real "live" scarecrow:
We brought food to the grave and paid our respects. Afterward, we wired some money to my late grandparents:
I was fascinated by the solar water heater on the roof:
These things are apparently quite popular now. I think the tubes trap heat by greenhouse effect or something.
And finally, we wave goodbye: