Description of Mount Taishan in 1870

Description of Mount Taishan in 1870

Description of Mount Taishan in 1870 Description of Mount Taishan in 1870 You know I love to read testimonials from the past about travel and culture in China. Some of the authors who were writing at that time didn’t have much opportunity to know more or their...
Kashgar, the jewel of the Silk Road

Kashgar, the jewel of the Silk Road

Kashgar, the jewel of the Silk Road Kashgar, the jewel of the Silk Road Those who prepare a trip to the Chinese Silk Road suddenly discover that among the recommended places, there is one at a considerable distance from all the others. It is the city of Kashgar and...
The sacred Taishan mountain

The sacred Taishan mountain

The Sacred Taishan mountain Taishan Mountain, life and death in Chinese culture, according to the work of Edouard Chavannes  Mountains are, in China, divinities. They are considered as nature powers who act in a conscious way and who can, therefore, be made favourable...
The Temple of the Soul Retreat in Hangzhou In 1930s

The Temple of the Soul Retreat in Hangzhou In 1930s

The Temple of the soul retreat in Hangzhou in 1930s On the left side was a densely wooded rocky hill. Its steep slope was carved into fantastic figures of unicorns, leogryphs and other mythological animals, and statues of gods and saints. They had been fashioned out...

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