Our dinner in Xi’an was one of the more memorable ones. Every course was a different dumpling, with a different design on top and different tastes and ingredients inside. It was also the first of many birthdays that our tour guides marked by presentation of a cake to the one celebrating and to his or her table.
After dinner we were treated to a feast of opera – and because of the rail in front of me I was able to rest the camera and get fairly sharp shots. I did not follow the stories and don’t remember them, but the quality was outstanding and the visual elements stunning: costumes, lighting, backdrops, side panels and props.
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