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Anyone looking for a slice of raw, off-the-beaten track China should consider a trip to Taishun County in rural Zhejiang Province, a couple of hours southwest of Wenzhou.
It’s a stunning region of village communities, ancient covered wooden bridges, streams, reservoirs, forests and mountains. It’s also one of China’s best kept secrets, most travelers have never even heard of it let alone been here. Taishun’s isolated setting and poor transport links also make it a real challenge to get to. To find out more, dive into my articles on: