January snaps from Changsha
Now that the travel mania is over, people in Changsha, Hunan province are slowly getting back to work and their day-to-day lives.
January was not all fun and games for everyone. The transport network was tested to its limit and many businesses still opened during the holiday.
Here is a selection of photographs summing-up January in Changsha.
High-speed, maglev, and metro trains are set to pull out of the station at Changsha South, ready to handle extra passengers during the Spring Festival travel rush, starting Jan 21. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
A staff member checks the signal devices buried 300 meters underground at Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan Intercity Railway Station. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
Young men light red candles on a field to pray for good luck in the coming year. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
In a village in Changsha, family members reunite and have dinner together on New Year's Eve. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
Fireworks are set off accompanying music at the first firework show of 2017 at Orange Island. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
Huogongdian, a famous local restaurant, is packed with diners on Jan 28. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
The giant rooster-shaped lantern is a hit with visitors at the lantern fair held at Xunlong River Town, Changsha county. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
A woman holding a baby peers from a carriage window as her train departs from her hometown after the Spring Festival holiday. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
A pair of fishermen test the waters in their boat shrouded in the morning mist. [Photo/Changsha Evening News]
Source: Changsha Evening News