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Lovely sunset in Baishucun  

Lovely sunset in Baishucun

Baishucun fishing village

December 26th 2015
After a train trip from the nine twist river to Xiamen, a few nights been there, I reached Baishucun. It is fishing town that is about 30 minutes, by high speed train, northeast of Xiamen. Once I got off the train, passing the usual crowd of people, tuktuk, street vendors, cars and motorbikes, I took a bus heading toward Baishucun village along the coast; on either sides I could see so many fis ... read more
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11th January 2018

The balance
It's a lovely way you describe that connection you felt here... some countries are much better at finely balancing old traditions and modern societies than others. I don't think it's something that can be forced, or you end up with the old traditions dressed up at kitsch nostalgic remnants :)
12th January 2018

Thanks for the comment Ren, absolutely agree with your statement!!!In certain countries there is more soul, especially those in Asia.

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