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Travel Report: Qingyuan Mountain – Quanzhou, China.

February 2018. Beautiful Qingyuan Mountain is a protected national park in China’s Fujian province. Located just three kilometres outside the city of Quanzhou, Wonderboy and I simply hailed a taxi and boom, we were there within minutes. Dating back to Imperial China’s Tang Dynasty, the mountain is famed for its giant statue of Laozi, the founder […]

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Travel Report: Qingjing Mosque – Quanzhou, China.

February 2018. Qingjing Mosque is China’s second oldest mosque and a major pilgrimage point for the country’s Muslim community. Dating back to 1009, all you can see today is a garden complex of ruins located on Tumen Street just a five-minute walk from Guandi Temple.  On the day of our visit we came across a lone […]

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Travel Report: Guandi Temple – Quanzhou, China.

February 2018. As with most Chinese cities, there are plenty of temples scattered around Quanzhou. I consider myself something of a temple veteran, therefore I decided to limit myself to the magnificent Guandi Temple on Tumen Street.  Guandi Temple stands in honour to Guan Yu, a Three Kingdoms general known as The Taoist God of War. Yu […]

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