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Wuyuan County, Jiangxi Province, 2014/03

Wuyuan County, Jiangxi Province, 2014/03

Our spring time trip took us to Wuyuan County in Jiangxi Province. We’d timed it just right to find the fields full of canola flowers, making our visit to the villages and valleys of the area even more beautiful than usual! Click through to see photos of the scenery, as well as shots of life in the rural villages and fields.

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A Long Way to Pray for Rain, 2014/03/16

A Long Way to Pray for Rain, 2014/03/16

There’s a great story behind this hiking trail, which was told to us by one of the locals the first time we visited the area, a tale of a barefoot pilgrimage through the hills to pray for rain.

In early spring it’s really dry in Beijing, so we organised a team of brave hikers to follow those footsteps, taking the same trail over the hills to the end.

Click through to see photos of dry hills, a small village, and other things we saw in the countryside!

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Bricks in the Wall hike, 2014/03/15

Bricks in the Wall hike, 2014/03/15

The Bricks in the Wall hike is one of the new trails that we found during the winter of 2013. This visit was the first time we’d taken a group out, and we had a great day rambling through the hills. Click through to see the photos!

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