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“Buddha City” Kumbum Monastery - The Perfect Combination of Han and Tibetan Architectural Art
Dec.29

“Buddha City” Kumbum Monastery - The Perfect Combi...

YoyomaSightsXining1601

Kumbum Monastery, a Buddha City not only has monasteries, but also the perfect blend of Han and Tibetan Buddhist architectural art. Kumbum Monastery is located at the LuShaEr Town, Huangzhong County (25 km south-west of Xining City, Qinghai). As a holy Buddhist place, Kumbum Monastery not only has the Grand Golden Tiled Hall, the Small Golden Tiled Hall, Kalachakra Stupa, and L...
Hong Kong Po Toi O
Dec.28

Hong Kong Po Toi O

HillmorsSightsHong Kong1942

Po Toi O is a small bay in the New Territories, Hong Kong. It is located in the southern part of the Clear Water Bay Peninsula, surrounded by mountains, with only a seaport in the north-west side, like a big bag opening mouth. Just climbed up to the High Junk Peak (one of the three treacherous peaks in Hong Kong), and arrived the end of the tourist trails. Right next to the ...
Dulong Ethnic Group
Dec.27

Dulong Ethnic Group

CTAActivitiesGongshan2643

Located at the China-Burma border, GaoLiGong Mountain, the Dulong Ethnic Group settlements is called the "Swire people" in the history books, which has preserved the best original and ecological environment. It is isolated, and only known to the outside world for the tattoos women of the ethnic group. The picture shows a 73-year-old female, whose face has typical butt...
Guozijian Snow Scene
Dec.26

Guozijian Snow Scene

ZapaiSightsBeijing902

The Guozijian, located in the Guozijian Street (or Chengxian street) in the Dongcheng District, Beijing, the imperial college during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties was the last Guozijian in China and is an important national cultural asset. The Guozijian or Kuo Tzu Chien, the School of the Sons of State, sometimes translated as the National School, Imperial Academy, Imperia...
Putuo Mountain in the Rain
Dec.24

Putuo Mountain in the Rain

XinxinSightsZhoushan1040

The journey to Putuo Mountain was almost in the wind and rain all the way. Putuo Mountain, Jiuhua Mountain, Mount Emei, and Mount Wutai are tied for China's four major Buddhist Mountains. It is considered the bodhimanda of Avalokitesvara (Guan Yin), and is also one of 5A level key scenic spots in China. This trip was basically visited the temples, coupled with the bad weath...
Yambdrok Lake -- The Heaven Wonderland
Dec.21

Yambdrok Lake -- The Heaven Wonderland

CococySightsLhasa1675

Lakes of the Tibetan plateau are all so quiet and deep, like sapphires inlay on the earth, clear and thorough, free of dust. During the twelve days journey from the northern Tibet to Ali, we walk through beautiful destinations one by one, appreciating the pure blue of Tibetan plateau lakes, including BaMuCuo, SeLinCuo, DangGongCuo, DangReYongCuo, ZhaRiNanMuCuo, RenQingLinBuCu...
Li and Miao Cuisine in Bing Lang Gu, Sanya
Dec.20

Li and Miao Cuisine in Bing Lang Gu, Sanya

VotineraFoodSanya1907

When come to a strange place, one cannot miss the local specialties in addition to the beautiful scenery. This trip to Sanya, I have collected some photos of local cuisine in Bing Lang Gu. Yellow Emperor Chili There is basically a small bottle of yellow pepper sauce in every Hainan restaurant, which is the famous Hainan chilli sauce. Yellow Emperor Chili grows only in the sout...
Mysterious Nuo Culture
Dec.19

Mysterious Nuo Culture

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Nuo is a mysterious and ancient primitive ritual, for the purpose of exorcism, epidemic prevention and thanksgiving god. As the ancient primitive religious culture, Nuo is the symbiotic culture phenomenon for all ancient peoples of the world, focusing on the witchcraft activities. Nuo opera (Pinyin: nuóxì), known as Nuo Dance, also the ghost-driver, is one of the ...
Hangzhou Maojiabu Village
Dec.17

Hangzhou Maojiabu Village

TumorSightsHangzhou1401

On the second day in Hangzhou, my friend and I got up early in the morning and visit the Maojiabu Village. It was rainy on that day. We casual strolled in the misty rain, it was quiet, as if had been desolated. However, it is said that it was once a bustling place in the Song Dynasty. Now, it is one of the natural artificial wetland parks of the New West Lake. Maojiabu is l...
Daocheng, Yading, Kangding, Chengdu, Danba, and Xinduqiao Photographic Journey - Part 2
Dec.14

Daocheng, Yading, Kangding, Chengdu, Danba, and Xi...

CTAToursDaocheng1683

Go on the journey.. Day 5: Daocheng – Riwa – Yading After breakfast, drive over the 4200M high mountain and arrive at the Riwa (four hours), on the half-way visit the Langjiling Temple in Daocheng Gong Ling County. In the afternoon, drive through the canyon in the small Gongga Mountains, heading forward the “last Shangri-La” (four hours). Along the way,...