China's Huang Shan, or “Yellow Mountain” appears like something out of a painting—jagged spires rising up through rolling cloud cover as trees cling on reaching out and skyward. It's no wonder these fantastical peaks inspired Chinese poets and painters for centuries as they continue to inspire travelers today. The nearby town Huangshan is of interest in its own right for its Huizhou culture.
Immortalized by artists and poets from throughout Chinese history, the sometimes whimsically-shaped peaks of Huang Shan, or the "Yellow Mountains," look like the China portrayed ... >>
Movie buffs may recognize Hong Village (Hong Cun) from the 2000 Oscar-winning film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." This UNESCO World Heritage Site started life centuries ago ... >>
Explore traditional villages set among mountains, rivers, forests and farmed fields in this little county in largely ... >>
Holy Buddhist mountain Jiuhua Shan is home to nearly 100 Buddhist temples. Believed to be the domain of Dizang, who is ... >>
Lovers of ceramics and pottery would be remiss not to see the home of the most famous porcelain and ceramics in the ... >>