Refresh myself in Gulangyu

It was a hot day, we walked towards Gulangyu following our guide from Beijing Chinaholidyas. Alongside the road were flowers and trees. There was a taste of fleur and the solid. Sophia Yu, the guide told us how Gulangyu got its name. It was uninhabited island called Yuanzhouzai. Only some Egrets and sea gulls flied […]

Lianshi water town: Past and present

The Grand Canal sweeps by the writer’s hometown, suffusing him with childhood memories and a vista point to gaze into a country on the rise, observes Raymond Zhou. Every time I visit my hometown, I go to the riverside and sit there for a few minutes. It has become a ritual of sorts. I walk […]