Tulou Zhusu Shuiyunyao Zhixing
Travel Blogs from Nanjing County
... villages. My driver was friend with one of the occupants and we got to stop for a tea break. Turning down the seemingly obligatory offer of cigarettes I tried some oolong tea, it was pretty strong but still nice and tasty.
The best, at least visually was saved for last. The cluster of Tulou at Tianluokeng whilst statistically insignificant are undeniably the highlight of the tour. 4 circular or oval roundhouses surround a single (Unusual) square one in the middle. ...
My first destination in real China was YongDing to look at the ancient Tulou houses of the Hakka people.
It took my about 8 hours by train to get there, and as I was unfamiliar with the train system, I ended up with a "standing ticket," which is exactly what it sounds like. Standing. 8 hours. "Bring it on," I thought, until of course 3 hours passed by and I realized it was going to be a very long night.
... floor for storage and then the upper level for sleeping, these houses were built to keep safe from bandits, even up to the 1950's when the cultural revolution was in full force in China. Was really facinating seeing the buildings and in a few years time it will be a huge tourist attraction judging by all the building works going ...
Peitian ancient village
A house with 108 rooms, that is typical for the Peitian ancient building complex from the Ming and Qing dynasties in Liancheng County, Fujian. We went through many of them with a local Hakka guide. Impressive houses, impressive stories from old Chinese cultures. In one of he houses they had just had a funeral. There were paper funeral ornaments such as houses and a money tree ...
... house got a better one in return.
The many Chinese visitors also need a place to sleep and with planning for the future in mind, meaning many more visitors, 40 hotels were build in Huangshan. We stayed in two and the occupancy rate was may be between 10 and 15 percent. We did not get the idea that that was much better in the other 38. As the number of people that can visit the Yellow mountains has ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking