Mysteries of the Silk Road revealed in Gansu pass

Gansu Province, containing a key segment of the Silk Road, is an arid land of mystery, with temples, ruins, and the farthest western outpost of the Great Wall. Apart from the famous Buddhist Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu is little explored and is the perfect place for hikers who seek adventure and little-known ancient history […]

Courtyard of Family Zhang in Guxian county, Shanxi

Located in Shibi vilage, Guxian county, north China’s Shanxi province, the Courtyard of Family Zhang was built in late Ming and early Qing dynasties. The courtyard consists of two grand yards and five separate small yards. Zhang’s Family settled in Shibi village in late Ming dynasty, rose in the reigns of Emperor Jiaqing (1796-1820) and […]

Wuyuan: Wonderful Trip and Relaxing Vacation

I have visited Yuyuan this vacation and enjoyed a really relaxing time in the fantastic natural and man-made beauty. If you would like to slow down, wander among old homes and smell the flowers, Wuyuan is definitely the best choice! Wuyuan is in the northeastern Jiangxi province, dubbed “China’s most beautiful countryside”, features hills dotted […]