September 5, 2017

Taphophilia Locations: Calton Road, Edinburgh, scotland Windermere, Cumbria, England Koyasan, Wakayama, Japan “Cicero says “that to study philosophy is nothing but to prepare one’s self to die.” …. Now, of all the benefits that virtue confers upon us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest, as the means that accommodates human life with […]

Shenzhen Book Mall Simple and Reading Bar

July 8, 2014

Shenzhen Book Mall : Simple and Reading Bar at Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, Shenzhen. 深圳书城 : 简,阅书吧 (观澜版画村 / 中国.观澜版画原创产业基地)

Wat Chiang Man

April 23, 2014

Built in 1297 at the site where King Mangrai supervised the building of Chiang Mai, Wat Chiang Man is the oldest temple in Chiang Mai. A gold-spired chedi in Ceylon style with 15 elephants is the oldest structure.

Wat Chedi Luang

April 22, 2014

Wat Chedi Luang. Construction started in the 14th century.

Wat Jed Yod

April 21, 2014

Wat Jed Yod, also known as Wat Photharam Maha Wihan (วัดโพธารามมหาวิหาร) , literally means Temple of the Seven Spires. Wat Jed Yod is within walking distance to the Chiang Mai National Museum. The temple is seldom visited by people. The tranquility, the spaciousness of the site on which the ancient relics stands, add to the […]

Longtian House Hakka Walled Village Part 2

February 4, 2014

Longtian House (Longtian Shiju), Hakka walled village. Said to be the most elaborately decorated Hakka House of this style in Shenzhen. 客家围龙屋, 龙田世居, 深圳市坪山新区坑梓.

Longtian House Hakka walled village Part 1

February 3, 2014

Longtian House (Longtian Shiju), Hakka walled village located in Kengzi town, Pingshan sub-district, Longgang district, Shenzhen. Built in 1837 during the Qing Dynasty, with a construction area of 5000 square meters. 龙田世居, 位于深圳市坪山新区坑梓, 建于1837, 占地5000平方米.

Xinqiao House Hakka walled village

February 2, 2014

Xinqiao House (Xinqiao Shiju, literally means New migrants’ House for generations), Hakka walled village located in Kengzi town, Longgang district, Shenzhen. Built in 1753 during the Qing Dynasty, believed to be the oldest Hakka Dwelling in Shenzhen. Comprises 3 halls, 4 streets, 1 loop, 4 watchtowers, construction area 8265 square meters. 新乔世居, 龙岗客家围龙屋, 位于深圳市龙岗区坑梓镇新乔村, 建于乾隆十八年(1753年), […]

Hakka Home With Over 300 Rooms

February 1, 2014

The NEW CRANE LAKE RESIDENCY 鹤湖新居 covers an area of 25,000 square meters, is consisted of 2 loop-shaped houses. In the center of the building, there are 3 grand lobbies divided by 2 horizontal spaces. Both the inner house and the outer house had 4 fortification towers and a watch tower. The plane of the […]

鹤湖新居 1817

February 1, 2014

In 1996, The NEW CRANE LAKE RESIDENCY 鹤湖新居 was originally built by one of the Guangdong XingNing Hakka people name LuoRuiFeng. Construction began during the period of Quanlong reign of Qing Dynasty. With decades of efforts by three generations of Luo’s people, it was finally finished in 22nd year of JiaQing reign (1817) of Qing […]