The Sumba Island in Indonesia

April 22, 2015 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa 1 Comments

Photo by Yusuf Ahmad Sumba, an island in eastern Indonesia, has an area of 11,153 km2 and a population of around 700,000 people. The largest town in Sumba is the main port of Waingapu, with a population of about 52,755 people. The landscape is low, limestone hills, rather than the steep volcanoes of many Indonesian

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Pingyuan County in Meizhou, Guangdong Province

January 21, 2015 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

1 Pingyuan County, located in the northeast of Guangdong province and in the south of China, on the border between Guangdong, Jiangxi and Fujian Province. Pingyuan County is under the jurisdiction of Meizhou City which is known as the home of standard Hakka. Hakka people of Pingyuan, descendants of the ancient

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Shiping County in Honghe, Yunan Province

December 26, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

4 (2) Shiping County, belonging to Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, is in the southern part of the Yunnan province of China. It is located about 240 km from the provincial capital-Kunming. The county has a population of approximately 280,000 and covers an area of 3,037 km². Shiping features wonderful gardens, temples and colorful murals. For

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Xuwen County in Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province

December 12, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

914512199333409173   Xuwen County, under the administration of Zhanjiang city, is the southernmost county of Guangdong Province. The county was established in Han Dynasty (111B.C.). As a superior port came, it then became the starting port for marine-silk-route. Up until now, the folk custom still remains, scenery is charming, ancient wells, commercial

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The Dule Temple in Ji County, Tianjing

December 01, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

H9THZY6MQCLQX@~NM9~T97N The Dule Temple (as known as “Temple of Solitary Joy”) is a Buddhist temple located in Jixian town, city of Tianjin, China. The temple is both historically and architecturally significant. Its origin dates back at least to the early Tang Dynasty. No building from that era has survived on the site. But the Shan

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Laoshan Mountain in Qingdao, Shandong Province

November 21, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

1 Laoshan is a mountain located near the southeastern coastline of the Shandong Peninsula in China. It is the highest coastal mountain in China and the second highest mountain in Shandong, with the highest peak named Jufeng reaching 1,132.7 metres. The mountain lies about 30 kilometers to the northeast city of Qingdao and is

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The Cold Mountain Temple in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province

May 11, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

Hanshan Si or the Cold Mountain Temple is located in a small town named Fengqiao Zhen or Maple Bridge on the outskirts of Suzhou. First built between A.D. 501 and A.D. 519 in the Liang Dynasty of the Period of the Six Dynasties in Chinese history, it was initially named

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The Ancient Huanglin Village in Rui’an, Zhejiang Province

April 25, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

The Huanglin Village is located at the foot of Jinji Mountain, the highest mountain in the southeastern Zhejiang Province, with an average elevation of 400 metres. It lies in the west of Huling Town, Rui’an City and is the largest and best-preserved ancient village in Rui’an City. In the village,

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Ancient Wudang Mountains in Handan, Hebei Province

April 18, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa No Comments

The Ancient Wudang Mountains, 70km away from Handan City, Hebei Province, has a history longer than the famous Wudang Mountains in Shiyan, Hubei Province. Established as a center of Taoism from the early Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907), the Ancient Wudang Mountains is home to a large-scale ancient building complex. The

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Han’s Folk Village in Qingdao, Shandong Province

April 11, 2014 - FOLKLORE TOUR - Post by: cfpacfpa 33 Comments

Han’s Folk Village is located in the south of Qingdao High-Tech Industrial Development Zone and in the north of Jiaozhou Bay. It is built on the sites of an ancient fishery and an old salt field, covering an area of 32.95 acres. With the themes of fishing, baysalt, farming and

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