Tech China project is eye opener
Zhao said she remembers working at some of the places in the photographs.
“I was a tour guide, and (some photographs) look very familiar,” she said.
If these pictures can send a native back to a certain place and time, then they are certainly enough to allow us a quick glimpse, an attempt to understand a culture that is very different from that of the one many of us have experienced.
And if looking at pictures can do all that, then attending speeches, watching films and taking in Chinese poetry can certainly help us gain a greater appreciation through that understanding.