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Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Tea in Little Likeng, Jiangxi Province, China

Little Likeng is a dreamy little ancient Chinese Village. Situated in a province that is not often visited by foreign backpacker s(Jiangxi), this gem of a place takes you to the China you really want to see. No skyscrapers, no factories, just a basic existence in a village by a river. Life stands still in Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Tea in Little Likeng, Jiangxi Province, China[…]

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Jiangxi Villages Tour: Tranquil Xiaoqi Village, Jiangxi Province, China

On my recent Jiangxi Villages Tour, after visiting Jiangling we headed to one of the small villages in the Jiangxi Province to walk around. The historic village of Xiaoqi is worth a look, it’s totally tranquil. By the way Xiaoqi is pronounced “Chjshau Quee” (that’s the best I can do!). This village is split into Read more about Jiangxi Villages Tour: Tranquil Xiaoqi Village, Jiangxi Province, China[…]

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The Real China, China Town: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China

  When I was young we used to hear about “China” and there was even a phrase that went “he’s like a bull in a China shop”. I’m talking about China. Not the country. But the ceramic, porcelain, material that the word China has also been used to describe. And in keeping with its name, Read more about The Real China, China Town: Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, China[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Chinese Coffee in Little Likeng Village, Jiangxi Province, China

Last week’s thirsty Thursdays came from the Jiangxi Province of China, and this week’s one does too! While last week I wrote about how I sipped peach wine in the unknown town of Xiaoqi, today I recollect the morning spent sipping a cappuccino in Little Likeng village. The thing that makes it most interesting for Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Chinese Coffee in Little Likeng Village, Jiangxi Province, China[…]

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Jiangxi Villages Tour: Jiangling Viewpoint, Jiangxi, China

We toured the Jiangxi Province of China recently, part of which we did with a local driver who knew the area. Having a local driver is the easiest way to get around parts of the Province. Especially the area in and around WuYuan, which is famous for gorgeous countryside and picturesque Huizhou Villages. It was Read more about Jiangxi Villages Tour: Jiangling Viewpoint, Jiangxi, China[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Peach Wine in Xiaoqi, Jiangxi Province, China

Last week it was time for some peach wine, Chinese style. I found myself touring the Jiangxi Province in China and we arrived at an old style village called Xiaoqi. Itself, enough to hold my interest for its very name. How many cities in the world boast an X and a Q in its name? Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Peach Wine in Xiaoqi, Jiangxi Province, China[…]