Short stories & travel reports from a life spent living, working and exploring the globe.
Comprised of twenty towns, 14 townships and countless tiny villages, mountain communities, fishing hamlets and isolated farming families, Cangnan County is a wonderfully unchartered region of rural China in the southeastern province of Zhejiang. If you’re in search of real China then rest assured it doesn’t get much more authentic than this.
There is very little online literature about Cangnan for foreign visitors, so I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have befriended a local who not only enlightened me to the existence of the amazing places I went to, but also ensured I got the most out of my experience as my chauffeur, guide, translator and dinner buddy. To find out where I went and what I saw, take a look at my travel reports on: