Travel Report: Shu Yuan National Park – Yongjia County, China.

Shu Yuan National Park Yongjia County China

November 2017. With winter finally starting to hit the southeast of China, I instinctively felt my annual hibernation period calling me after a busy few months of travel. Resolving to squeeze in one final trip before scuttling off to my man cave, I headed off to Yongjia County, a rural region in Zhejiang Province just […]

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Travel Report: Xu Ao Di Village – Taishun County, China.

Xu Ao Di Village Taishun County Zhejiang province China

November 2017. My visit to Taishun County was a major highlight of my travels across southern china in 2017. I saw an array of ancient bridges, an abandoned temple, a stunning reservoir and an equally awesome three-tiered waterfall set in a remote forest-mountain park. Driving back to my Sixi Town hotel on the last evening, […]

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Travel Report: Nanpuxi Scenic Park – Taishun County, China.

Nanpuxi Scenic Park Taishun County Zhejiang province China

November 2017. I’d started to get a little concerned that we weren’t even going to find the park. The GPS was going crazy as we tackled turn after hairpin turn on the narrow mountain road. But we needn’t have worried, because in the end the road simply stopped altogether right at the edge of the […]

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Travel Report: Nanpuxi Reservoir – Taishun County, China.

Nanpuxi Reservoir Taishun County Zhejiang province China

November 2017. “Wow!” I exclaimed suddenly, as our little smart car turned a corner onto a narrow stone bridge. We’d been driving through the heart of Taishun County on the way to Nanpuxi Scenic Park when this majestic reservoir came into view. Needless to say we got out to have a look!

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Travel Report: Wenxing Bridge – Taishun County, China.

Wenxing Bridge Taishun County Zhejiang province China

November 2017. The last of the six bridges I saw during my adventures around Taishun County was perhaps my favorite of them all! Located deep in the arse end of nowhere on the edge of Xiaochun Village, my travel buddy and I had inadvertently stumbled upon both Wenchong and Wenhong bridges while in the process […]

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Travel Report: Wenchong Bridge – Taishun County, China.

Wenchong Bridge Taishun County Zhejiang province China

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 […]

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