Modern China Not even close to what I expected! The buildings were massive and modern… The next slide shows a part of Shanghai did not even exist 15 years ago! Communism? I saw commercialism all around me… Pepsi ↑ & ← Coke Advertisements And would you believe what they put inside a building in the Forbidden City? Western-style dress is the norm… http://www.gdrc.org/icm/images/china-fisherman.gif Chinese women wear Westernstyle wedding dresses to their receptions And traffic is not foreign to them… A toll booth on the highway… And rush-hour traffic in the city!