FengHuang 凤凰, Pheonix Ancient Town

FengHuang, 凤凰古城, HuNan province, central China.

'Fenghuang', Chinese for 'Phoenix', the mythical bird of good omen and longevity that is consumed by fire only to rise again from the flames, is named after a legend that two of these fabulous birds flew over and found the town so beautiful that they hovered there, reluctant to leave.

Step back in time, over a thousand years ...

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