18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Labor of Love

Regardless of season, Shandong Qiang Mian Mantou (Chinese Bread) Shop in Beijing draws crowds everyday from near and far. Some take a bus drive as long as two hours to reach to this tiny shop, only to line up for another two hours to finally receive his bag of buns -simply a mixture of flour, yeast and water for only one sixth of a US dollar per piece.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Beijing, China
Camera: NIKON D610
Copyright: © Pelin Guven