BEST WESTERN Fortune Hotel Longyan
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... a picture of a panda's tush: ). (We also saw transformers all over the park and took some photos for the boys.)
We left the zoo and went to a cable car. I got to ride with Jenny, our local guide. She pointed out a golf course and the 'dragon mountain'. She also showed me pictures of her family and an old picture of her grandparents. Her daughter was adorable! We went right into a fog where the mountains descended. It was ...
... 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. ...
... dirty and for some reason or another, I discovered (not in a good way), you must bring your own tissue paper to the bathroom. Surprise, Justin!
The Tulou's were beautiful even if it was raining. It almost even added to the effect of the old culture. Some tulous have been remodeled and been made into hotels to include electricity. Others remain tattered and on their last breath.
The pictures will tell all. Take a ...
Went for a day trip to Yongding County some 3 hours drive west of Xiamen. This area is home to hundreds and hundreds of round and square mud houses, ranging in time from the 1300's all the way to the 1940's. In some cases up to 100 familys can live in one building which is split into different levels, the ground for cooking, ...
... Made of compacted earth they look at bit like medieval forts and serve as communal living buildings, a kind of ancient apartment block really. They all seem to follow the same standard format, with an ancestral hall for worshiping and individual family kitchens around the ground floor, and then sleeping quarters upstairs. Some of them were enormous, housing dozens of families, totaling hundreds of people, not to mention lots of chickens, pigs, ...