It wasn't so great to explore an open air antique market in the rain, but it soon stopped, and when it did, I found reflections in the puddles and containers.
This is one of several grand gates to the market:
Zhongshan, Guangdong, 2009
The Huacai Antique Market near Zhongshan is one I've visited several times over this past decade and it has, like most everything else in China, gotten both bigger and less authentic. Nonetheless, like any good flea market, there are delightful treasures of all sizes and at all prices to be found here, real and reproduced.
I like to rummage around places no one else goes. This is one of the many back alleys of this huge compound. I wish I could think of something to do with one of these old doors:
These stone pots would look fabulous in any garden.
Posted for Weekend Reflections. The link takes you to many other interesting reflections. You'll see a larger image if you click on the photo.