Guangzhou 广州 2009 - vkelim
20090902_932 Crossing the road in Xi'an with a mob of other pedestrians often resembled joining an impromptu rugby scrum and line.

There are many, many motorcycle riders in Guangzhou. Like other motorised vehicle users in China, most seem to have no concerns about using pedestrian thoroughfares. So crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing, I often felt like I had suddenly joined a motorcycle gang!

20090902_932 Crossing the road in Xi'an with a mob of other pedestrians often resembled joining an impromptu rugby scrum and line.

There are many, many motorcycle riders in Guangzhou. Like other motorised vehicle users in China, most seem to have no concerns about using pedestrian thoroughfares. So crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing, I often felt like I had suddenly joined a motorcycle gang!