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JinWan Village, MengXiu, YunNan province

Near RuiLi and the border with Myanmar.

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FengHuang 凤凰 ancient town, HuNan province

FèngHuáng (Phoenix) ancient town, lies 'close' (about 140 kilometers) to the ZhangJiaJie Nature Reserve.

The town retains much of its ancient architecture and culture.

Legend tells that two of the mythical phoenix birds flew over the town and were so in awe at its beauty that they remained hovering there for a long time, being reluctant to leave and lose the view.

FengHuang is home to several minority ethnic groups, mainly the Miao (苗) and TuJia (土家). Batik and tie-dye are very popular here and the Miao and TuJia have their own ways to produce the cloth with unique folk patterns. Traditional crafts also include embroidery (TuJia), silverware (Miao), 'paper cuts' and ginger candy.

DiaoJiaoLou (吊脚楼) is the traditional dwelling of the TuJia, Miao and some other minorities. DiaoJiaoLou can be translated literally into English as "feet-hanging building" which means a building built with its base hanging in the air instead of locating on the ground. The houses lining the river display a strong Miao ethnic style with the front part facing the old official road and the rear part hanging over the Tuo River.

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HongCun 宏村 Village, AnHui province

Step back in time in the ancient village of HongCun, 宏村.

HongCun is located near the south west slope of Mount HuangShan.

The architecture and carvings of the approximately 150 residences dating back from the Ming and Qing dynasties are said to be among the best in China. One of the largest residences open to visitors, ChenZhi Hall, also contains a small museum.

Together with XiDi, the village is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Some scenes from the movie 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' were filmed on location in HongCun.

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LingYin Temple, XiXi Wetland Park and FuDi village, HangZhou 杭州

Plus a charity run for deaf children ...

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YiChang 宜昌, along the YangTze River

YiChang is situated at the eastern end of the gorges.


The beautiful CheXi Folk Customs Village is famous for both its natural beauty and the culture of the Tujia minority people. The village is situated in the south of YiChang, Hubei Province.


Mountains, waterfalls, caves, stone forests and pools form picturesque scenes in YiChang, which is an ancient city connecting China's east and west.


The Three Gorges Dam is close by and scenic spots include ChaiBuXi National Forest Park and HouHe Nature Reserve.


One can arrive here by train to YiChang or by flight to the nearby SanXia airport.


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