During the winter of 2013/2014, there was only one significant snowfall in Anyang City. On February 4th, a storm blanketed Anyang in several inches of snow, transforming the cityscape into a temporary winter wonderland.
The day after the storm, I took my camera and went to the People’s Park in Anyang. Every city in China has a People’s Park. People’s parks are public parks. These parks usually have well-maintained trees and shrubs, cement walkways, and a water feature such as a small lake or pond.
The People’s park serves as a focal point of a community, a place for citizens to go and exercise, sing opera, play mahjong and Chinese chess, have a picnic, and play with their children.