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Fujian Bus Trip: Shuyang Town to Xiamen

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  There’s something dreamy to me about China and Taiwan. It’s a bit hard to explain. It’s like you’re stepping into another world. I haven’t found the same type of feeling on anywhere else on my travels, not even Hong …

Fujian Tour Part 9: The Qingde Building, Our Accomodation

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The amount of random places I have stayed surprises even myself. This particular overnight dwelling ranks as one of the oddest but undoubtedly one of the most spectacular. We stayed in an ancient Earthen Tulou Building in the Fujian Province …

Fujian Tour Part 8 – Nightfall in Taxia Village *

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No trip to the outstanding World Heritage Earthen Buildings region of Fujian Province would be complete without spending a night in one of them. Which is what Panny and I did, sleeping in the Qingde Building, which has been converted …

Changqi Building Gaobei Hamlet Gaotou Village Fujian Province China

Fujian Tour Part 7 – Taxia Village By Day and De Yuan Tang

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Our spectacular tour of the inland part of the Fujian Province of China ended in Taxia Village, where we were staying for the night. The day tour had been phenomenal. We got to see a host of traditional Fujian Earthen …

Fujian Tour Part 6 – Gaobei Hamlet, Gaotou Village

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Panny and I were on an all day tour of the Earthen Buildings in the Fujian Province of China. After going inside the highly impressive “King of Tulou” (Chengqi Building), we decided to walk up the hill behind it to …

Fujian Tour Part 5 – Chengqi Building: King Of Tulou

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Arrival at the Chengqi Building was just before noon and this area is known as the Gaotou Village in Yongding County. The sun was beating down hard. Panny and I had already decided to stay here for ages to annoy …

Backpacking in China: Fujian Tour Part 4 – Hegui Lou Building

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After seeing a village used for multiple film sets, Yun Shui Yao, it was onwards to yet another Earthen Tulou Building on the Fujian Tour. This one is called Hegui Lou Building and is situated in Pushan Village in Meilin …

Fujian Tour Part 3: Yun Shui Yao, Won Soy Yiu and Guan Yang Cun

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Essentially these three “hamlets” or whatever are all the same place, yet this is China don’t forget and they like to confuse you. So in one small area they manage to call the area at least three different names. We …

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