Fuyulou Changdi Inn and Hukeng Village

Fuyulou Changdi Inn

After a full day tour of the tulou buildings it was back to the Fuyulou Changdi Inn just in time for a tea drinking session with the owner and guests. Here they grow there own tea, and it’s good gear, so good, I made sure to take some home. After an hour of solid tea drinking it was time for dinner, and fortunately they have english menu, and even a French menu too! Read More.....» »


A Day at the Hakka Tulou Buildings of Fujian Province China

Tianluokeng Tulou cluster at Nanjing

The south east region of Fujian Province in China is a quite picturesque green mountainous landscape that has long been a home to many of one of Chinas minority groups the Hakkas.  The Hakkas are probably most well known for cuisine, culture but mostly for their very unique homes of which many still standing today date back over 700 years old. Read More.....» »


The K636 Train – Shenzhen to Yongding

I borrowed this photo from http://www.kkww.com/train_N60/train_60r_bg_01.htm - pretty much the same as the K636

I’d been working away in Shenzhen for a while now so it was time for a journey. But where too? I’d been to nearby Hong Kong, Macao and had a quick look at Guangzhou, so where to next? I wanted to find somewhere not to far away, reasonably simple to get to, and somewhere that had something special going for it. Read More.....» »