The impression of ancient village – Hougou

Hougou is a famous ancient village in Jinzhong, north China’s Shanxi. Hougou belongs to hilly and mountain area, with large relative elevation difference from 974 meters to 908 meters. It is a typical village built on rainfed highland of the loess plateau. A piece of epitaph in Tang dynasty shows that Hougou’s history can be […]

A Great Hiking Tour on Taishan

Ten years ago, my dad and I once had an excellent one day hiking tour on Mount Tai in Shandong Province. After visiting Confucian Temple and Kong’s Residence in Qufu the other day, we set out to Tai An city very early in the next morning. Although it was raining that day, we found that […]