My City is on Fire

Or… to be more specific, my city is exploding with fireworks.

Today is the start of Spring Festival–the Chinese New Year.    Almost everyone is setting off fireworks in celebration.  Below are a couple videos taken from my balcony.  The annoying background noise you hear is firecrackers.  They are going off constantly.

The explosions in the video were literally right in front of  me.  I was standing on the 7th floor balcony, and the fireworks were being set off from the street below me.   The explosions were no more than 50 feet from where  I was standing.

Happy New Year, everyone!

Xi nian kuai le!

Year of the Dragon