In this week in photos, migrant workers gas up for their annual journey home to celebrate China’s Spring Festival; fishermen in Shandong pick oysters by the sea shore; and soldiers take part in a collective wedding amid the ice sculptures of Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
A man toting a Peppa Pig doll makes his way through the crowds at the Guangzhou Railway Station in Guangdong province, Jan. 23, 2019. Aming/IC
Motorcyclists queue up at a gas station in Foshan, Guangdong province, Jan. 21, 2019. Yi/IC
Chinese factory workers produce red lanterns for Chinese New Year, Tuntou Village, Hebei province, Jan. 24, 2019. Tuntou claims to be the lantern capital of China, and local manufacturers produce millions of the symbolic red decorations annually. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images/VCG
Fishermen pick oysters in Jiaozhou Bay, Qingdao, Shandong province, Jan. 24, 2019. VCG
A winter swimming enthusiast warms up in advance of a dip in the half-frozen waters of Houhai Lake in Beijing, Jan. 23, 2019. Wu Hong/EPA/IC
Newlyweds stand in front of an ice sculpture during a collective wedding held for soldiers and their brides during Harbin’s annual International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, Heilongjiang province, Jan. 5, 2019. Zhang Tao/Getty Images/VCG
An aerial view of a residential building in Shanghai, Jan. 21, 2019. Chen Zhiqiang/VCG