Young chicks and ducks

 

Young chicks and ducks for sale on a street in an area of Beijing that Chinese call “chengxiangjiehebu”. Literally translated “chengxiangjiehebu”  would be “city-country-combination-part”. It is the name for areas that make you feel you are in a small village in the countryside, except that they are usually surrounded by new modern areas with highrise buildings. In these chengxiangjiehebu you’ll find street vendors, golf plated makeshift buildings for commercial and residential use and many migrants from the rural areas in China.

 

The chicks go for 1 RMB each and for the ducks the offer is: 2 for 5 RMB.

 

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