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Tianloukeng Tulou Cluster  

Tianloukeng Tulou Cluster

Tulous, train travel, and the tackiness of tourism

October 6th 2008
Bright and early on Thursday we caught a bus to Yongding, a town in interior Fujian. The bus trip ended up being about two and a half hours, so we were in Hukeng Village by taxi early. We met some locals who offered us a room in their tulou right away, so we were able to drop off our bags in our very basic accommodations and get something to eat. Our tulou was falling apart in places, with one ent ... read more
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