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Cuandixia (爨底下), an old Ming dynasty village outside Beijing

If you work with fantasy you can still see them: caravans, horses and carriages of merchants on the Western Road, in and out Beijing, walking and riding from village to village to sell and buy in one of the busiest regions of the Old Age. Today there's a highway, high rises and factories instead, still the power of culture and history hits you as soon as you reach Cuandixia.Cuandixia is a small village, as old as the Ming dynasty, incredibly fully preserved. A perfect destination for a day trip... continue reading

Tea and the Tea Culture of China

quote:http://www.rmloho.com/user6/42009/archives/2007/270911.htmlSince I started my major in the tea culture of China, I have been deeply impressed by its sophistication and beauty. I would like to share some fascinating aspects of the tea culture of China.In a country with the history of five thousand years, the Chinese tea drinking habit dated back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD). It became a national tradition and led to development of a delicate tea drinking ritual. Over the centuries, poets... continue reading

Terrace in Guilin, Guangxi Province, China

There are two famous scenic spots of terrace in China, One is located in Yuanyang County, Yunnan Province , which is in the southwest area in China, and the other is located in Longsheng Ethnic Minorities Autonomous County in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region which is in the southern area of China. But actually there are terraces everywhere in China, especially in China southern hill area.Longsheng terrace is a part of the Guilin natural scenic spots which is well-known... continue reading

Phoenix(Fenghuang), one of the most beautiful town in China

In China , Phoenix is the king of birds in the ancient legend, almost as famous asdragon. And also Phoenix is a placename.Phoenix(Fenghuang) county is located in the west of Hunan Province of China.it is one of the most beautiful town in China according to the description of New Zealand writer Rewi Alley.Here, you can see rows of small wooden houses projecting over the water along the tuo river, and ancient red stone Streets near the river.Fenghuang is... continue reading

A Glimpse into China

To state the obvious, China is a very large country with so much to see that a person could spend a whole lifetime exploring this vast land, engulfed in it's cultural diversity and deep rooted history. My ten days, seemed hardly enough. Still combined with my Mongolian cycle adventure, time and other commitments didn't allow me the luxury of a longer visit, at least this time around....Therefore armed with my trusty camera and some travel advice I spent sixty hours on trains, between Beijing and... continue reading

Ecological protection

How to protect our ecological environment, this is a global problem.In China, we are faced with the same reality,since the development of the economy, the environment around us is threatened,China's rapid economic development in twenty years, our life becomes better, higher wages, but we also paid the price.In recent years,our government has taken note of this serious problem,we have spent a lot of ways to protect the ecological environment.I think the publicity and education and the effective... continue reading

the travel of the desert

Just like a person's first sight to the sea, one will be excited as he or she glimpses at the sand sea which is stretching to the horizon for the first time.All of the immensity, secretive, mystery and unfathomability of the desert make so many people heartquaked and be charmed.Exploring to the desert has became one of the most popular items in the modern tour markets.I am sharing with you some pictures of the desert in China. continue reading

Temple of Heaven.

This is a very famous ancient building in 500 ago.It is one of a lot famous royal buildings in Beijing too.In the period of Ming and Qing of China,here was the place where dynastic rulers in China used to worship the heaven,its rigorous architectural composition, the unusual construction structure, the magnificent construction decoration, in the Chinese history of architecture, has recorded a magnificent page.As a historic city, there are many famous ancient buildings in Beijing.But I have... continue reading

The Silk Road - trip to Kashghar

“I have only told half of what I saw, because no one would have believed me.” - Venice 1324, Marco Polo, on his deathbedSilk Route; a name with a magical air of mystery and exoticness. You instantly think of caravans bringing the finest spices, smells of tea and spicy peppers, women in colorful dresses with their faces covered in finely tailored silk scarves and proud men with long mustaches and white head covering. You think of the wonder felt by those in the West, amazed by so exceptional... continue reading

Multifarious lion sculpt in the Imperial Palace of China

These picture is made on the Imperial Palace, Beijing, China.Chinese people think lion symbolize stateliness & droit from the old, so in the palace, we can found differentlion. continue reading

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