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17/12/2013

Plan a wonderful holiday in China


If you are planning a romantic trip for two or you are a solo traveller looking for somewhere to stay for a few days, then Hong Kong Hong Kong travel guide is perfect. There is so much to see and do making it the perfect destination for a wonderful holiday as well as somewhere to have a break before the next destination.

When to visit
The weather you will experience when you visit Hong Kong will very much depend on the time of year that you choose to go. June to September should generally be avoided because of the typhoon season but also the fact that the summer months are hot and humid with soaring temperatures both day and night. When you choose to go means that you will also have the opportunity to experience some of the many festivals that Hong Kong has to offer or sporting events such as the Hong Kong Sevens or the horse racing at Happy Valley Hong Kong attractions. The festivals include Chinese New Year as well as cultural festivals such as the International Film Festival and the Hong Kong Arts Festival.

Where to stay
Hong Kong Hong Kong tour has no shortage of accommodation to suit every budget. As a country that has had a huge British influence as a former colony, but which has now become one of the most important places in the Asian economy as well as a Mecca for affluent Chinese tourists from the mainland, Hong Kong is home to a growing tourism industry, meaning it also has a large number of hotels. If you plan to stay here for any length of time then you would be better choosing one of the larger hotels which range from 3 stars upwards. Alternatively if you are only visiting for short period and are on a budget then there is also plenty of cheaper hostel accommodation available.

What to do
There is enough to see and do in Hong Kong that you could easily spend your entire holiday here, however there are some places that you must see and things you must do, even if you are only visiting for a few days. The best way to get a stunning view of Hong Kong Island is to visit the Peak. Arriving by tram, the Peak Tower offers some amazing views as well as shopping, eating and museums. Although Hong Kong is famous for skyscrapers and theme parks such as Disneyland and Ocean Park, it also has many sights of cultural significance that are worth visiting, including the Temple of Ten Thousand Buddhas in New Territories and Kowloon Walled City Park. Kowloon is also home to the Hong Kong Museum of History which offers insight into this country's past. If you are looking for some natural sights and stunning landscapes then Hong Kong has more than you might think. Lantau Island Hong Kong tour packages has countryside as well as beaches while New Territories is perfect for hiking and observing some amazing scenery.

So if you thought that Hong Kong was all tall buildings, shopping malls and theme parks then you would be very much mistaken. This small country is rich in history and has some of the most spectacular scenery in Asia. Of course you can always combine this with a trip to the shops or a theme park and then you will be getting the best of both worlds.

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16/12/2013

Xijiang Miao Village:the Picture of Miao People's Life

 

Xijiang, Miao transliteration, meaning a place where the Miao family was inhabited, is situated in 37 kilometers northeast of the county town. There are 12 natural villages, 1,200 families and 6,000 people, becoming the biggest Miao village in China, famous as the "one-thousand-Household Miao village" and a historical cultural ancient town affordable China travel packages.

The village is located by the valley and surrounded by overlapping mountains, with terraced fields rising along the slopes to the clouds and the Baishui (White Water) River flowing through and cutting the village into two. Miao hillside pile-dwellings stand tier upon tier along the two banks to the mountain. Thick bamboo groves are dotting before and behind the houses. Beautiful maple leaves cover the villages on the top and at the bottom of the mountain top 10 China tour packages.

Xijiang Miao people have a long history, which dates back to the Chiyou Tribe. It is said that Chiyou's third son's descendants had formed the Miao cultural system before moving to Xijiang popular China tour package, and lived in a self-management for quite a long period, therefore, the Miao culture can be well preserved and developed, becoming a place where the Miao culture of "primitive state" is comparatively completely conserved, thus called " a national open-air museum".

Xijiang Miao people are brave and hard-working, good at singing and dancing. The village is called "a sea of songs and dances", and the villagers sing songs to express their feelings and perform dances to celebrate their bumper harvests and to greet good luck. High-pitched beautiful flying songs, tactful and touching love songs or wine songs, Gabaifu songs, farewell songs sung at home all have their own tunes with emotion and scene mixed together. Xijiang Miao festivals are rich and colorful, such as the Tasting-Ripening-Grain Festival travel China guide, the Miaoniao festival, the Guzang Festival, etc. Once you come to Xijiang, you will enjoy the Miao songs, dances, customs, rites, costumes and silver ornaments.

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13/12/2013

Roam around Temple Street Night Market


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The liveliest night market in Hong Kong, Temple St extends from Man Ming Lane in the north to Nanking St in the south and is cut in two by the Tin Hau temple complex. While you may find better bargains further north in New Kowloon, and certainly over the border in Shenzhen popular China tour package, it is still a good place to go for the bustling atmosphere and the smells and tastes on offer from the dai pai dong (open-air street stall) food.

People shop here for cheap clothes, watches, pirated CDs, fake labels, footwear, cookware and everyday items. Any marked prices should be considered suggestions – this is definitely a place to bargain.

You’ll also find a surfeit of fortune-tellers, herbalists and, occasionally, some free, open-air Cantonese opera performances.

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For street food, head for Woo Sung St , running parallel to the east, or to the section of Temple St north of the temple. You can get anything from a simple bowl of noodles to a full meal. There are also a few seafood and hotpot restaurants in the area.

The market officially opens in the afternoon, but most hawkers set up at about 6pm and start shutting up around 11pm. The market Hong Kong tours is at its best from about 7pm to 10pm, when it’s clogged with stalls and people. If you want to carry on, visit the colourful wholesale fruit market , which is always a hive of activity.

To reach Temple St market, take exit C2 from the Jordan MTR station and walk along Bowring St or exit C from the Yau Ma Tei MTR station and follow Man Ming Lane.

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