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Travel Blogs from Longyan
... am used to being looked at differently when I come to China. I rarely notice it any more. But at times on this trip, it became a bit overwhelming. One such place was Xilin Hot in Inner Mongolia! I could not go more than 5 feet without another group of giggling locals shyly coming up and wanting me in a photo with them! I have had parents push shy kids towards me to practice a ...
... of this large 5 storey roundhouse, selling souvenirs to the hoards of tourists that come through its giant door every day. Looking at it you'd think it was about to collapse at any moment, the wooden pillars of the same section that are supporting the building, bend in opposite directions from one floor to the next! From the oldest it only made sense that I next see the biggest. Chengqi Lou is a truly gargantuan tulou with over 400 rooms and 1000 occupants! That's bigger ...
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 ...
... to detect the sound of little rats feet or teeth gnawing their way back into our room. Thankfully no further sign of them, and as we’d stupidly paid for two nights when we first arrived we decided to stay on for the second night.
Spent the next day looking around the very impressive Hakka tulou, the mud brick roundhouses the area is famous for. In fact the term roundhouses is a bit misleading as they can be round, square, oval and ...
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