Then below, if you look at the tree behind the man there are brown bags hanging on the tree. It actually is wrapped around an apple. As the apple grows a Chinese symbol is pressed into the apple skin. The symbol stands for prosperity, good fortune, long life... We realized many symbols on souvenirs mean one of those. :)
A red plaque is over 500 years old.
These little shoes are what Chinese women used to wear. In fact, our guide told us her grandmother used to wrap her feet so they could remain small. Lisa said her feet looked like chicken feet.