Fotolia: Millions of stock images and photographs from 14¢

  Comments? Location Galleries
China · Shanxi · Pingyao
Subject Galleries
Patrick · Eat/Drink
Photographs
Back · Next
Pingyao :: Shanxi, China: Pingyao, Shanxi, People's Republic of China
: The Author; Eat-Drink.
Tang mian: noodle soup. Patrons and staff of this little roadside eatery tried to fob a spoon off on me. Obviously, I didn't know what I was doing with chopsticks.

The older fella behind me had been very friendly at the start, and very helpful--demanding all kinds of things from the restaurant owners. We all had a lot of fun with it. But when the noodles finally came, I handed over the phrase guide to him only to discover his eyesight was too poor to read the small characters. A younger guy, the subject of the next picture and the photographer of this one, took the guide and the dynamics changed immediately. This photograph captures an expression of sadness and loss I hadn't noticed at the time.

Pingyao :: Shanxi, China
 
Your support
whatever its form
is appreciated
  Send Postcard Location Galleries
China · Shanxi · Pingyao
Subject Galleries
Patrick · Eat/Drink
Photographs
Back · Next