Xi’an – Living history

Dating back 630 years, Xi’an’s city wall offers visitors a fine vantage point as they zoom around its ramparts on bicycles. And as a proud civic symbol, it’s a favorite spot for lovers to take a stroll, while children play in its shadow. Bathed in glorious spring sunshine – much welcome after a long winter […]

A trip to Mount Hua in Huayin, NW China

Located in Huayin City, about 120 kilometres east of the city of Xi’an, Mount Hua, one of China’s Five Great Mountains, is holy ground for Taoism. It features over 20 Taoist temples, of which the Jade Spring and Zhenyue Palaces are the most famous. It has five peaks, east, west, south, north and central, of […]