Wenchong Bridge, November 2017. There are said to be around seven hundred covered wooden bridges scattered around Taishun County. But not all of them are as ancient or stunningly beautiful as Xi Dong and Beijian bridges. We were driving from Sixi Town to Xiaochun Village looking for the highly recommended Wenxing Bridge when we stumbled upon this modest structure, visible from the main road.
Wenchong Bridge, November 2017. We were hanging out in the bridge enjoying the rural views when this grisly old farmer trudged through wordlessly, head down, carrying his load. I followed his progress for a bit as he made his way through the field, before settling down by the stream to fill his buckets.