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25/02/2014

A young blue and white porcelain artisan

He was born in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province affordable China tours in 1983. From the age of 17, he began to find teachers who could teach him the skill of making porcelain. And now he has engaged in Chinese antique porcelain production for nearly 10 years and got a high reputation in local workshops. Jingdezhen--his hometown--his home.

Blue and White Porcelain is the distillate of wisdom of the ancient Chinese working people. No exaggeration to say that it is the seamless integration of manual arts and the human mind of the Blue and White Porcelain to make people impressed enough in the world, and the most famous porcelain is the Shusong Porcelain, of which the existing as the whole thing less than twenty pieces in the world, everyone of them is a priceless casual, worth tens of millions of dollars. The formula and art craft has been lost.

Maybe there are some people still do not the word “china” has another meaning--porcelain, so we can see how important the porcelain is for the Chinese people, it may be called the quintessence of Chinese culture.

Below these are the photos of Jingdezhen kilns, we can also call them the wood kiln sites.

Attention: they have been reconstruction, only for visiting top 10 China tours.

This man is the hero of this article, everybody call him Tom.

Next, tell you about the production of the king of ceramic - porcelain - blue and white porcelain, which is also my job.

The first step is to make rough porcelain.

The second step: repair porcelain ( pay attention to keep the hands steady )

The following are the two pictures of the porcelains after repairing, beautiful, right?

Step 3: depicts. (Notice the painting style, because they paint according to the painting style of each dynasty China guide. Following is the style of the Qing Emperor Kangxi.

This is the highlight of his work, the most important and most critical. It was rather lonely while working, so he would listen to music ... Here are the finished works.

After washed by some special additive, the porcelains can be like this, look like the antique? Style is very important. Generally he makes some more, because the success rate is low by firing.

After the glaze it will be fired in the furnace, in the former they used wood kiln, because of too much consumption of firewood kilns, as well as environmental damage, now not allow to use the wood kiln in Jingdezhen, they had to use the gas. But to tell the truth, fired in the wood kiln is better than in the gas kiln, porcelain is more gloss glaze.

If you have the chance to go to Jingdezhen, feel free to find him. He can tell you more about the blue and white porcelain, what I said here just only a small part of ceramics, there are a lot of porcelains waiting for you to know them.

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24/02/2014

A Leisure Trip to Yangjiang City

After a tour at the local Guangzhou and the busy Shenzhen affordable China tours, the modern Hong Kong and the dazzling Macau, the casual Zhuhai and the natural Zhaoqing, what's your next destination for your Guangdong travel? Then how about a leisure trip to the Yangjiang City? Spending just one or two days, you will get a relaxed and pleasant at the leisure Yangjiang.

Situated in the southwest coast of Guangdong Province, Yangjiang City has become one of the major excellent tourist destinations and resorts in Guangdong. As it is a coastal city, what attracts people most is its beautiful coastal landscapes. Though, the coastal sceneries at Yangjiang are not as famous as those of Sanya, their natural and humble beauties have attracted a lot of tourists there and have made it a hotter destination.

Yangjiang has rich tourism resources and there are a lot to enjoy. The beautiful sea and the charming beach, the splendid Karst forest and caves, high mountains and lakes, and the hot springs, all these natures add excitements to your China trip.

Silver Beach

On the south of the Hailing Island top 10 China tours, there is a long, long beach to be found. The Silver Beach is as long as 9.5 kilometers with the coastal shoreline as long as 16.5 kilometers. The silver colored beach with the fine and soft sands look like a silver belt lay between the blue sea and the green surroundings. At this area, you will also find a Song City which is the largest architecture group that resembles architecture of the ancient Song Dynasty. And the Yinhai Village gathering magnificent and luxury villas stands at this area. Also do not miss the attractive Hailing Island that has wide beach and green hills, fresh sunshine and large waves.

Zhapo Town and Dajiao Bay

Situated in the southeast of the Hailing Island, Dajiao Bay has gained its reputation as a beautiful bay. It is surrounded by mountains in the three sides and is shaped like a buffalo horn. Sea, beach, sunshine, swimming, seafood, shopping, Zhapo Town is quite popular among tourists.

Shapa Bay

Nestled to the Beizai Ridge and facing the wide blue sea, Shapa has great views with the beautifully curved bay popular China tour package, silver beach, green forests and hills. It is a ideal natural seawater bath. Also at this area, there are scenic spots including Shapa Seashore, Moon Bay, Qingzhou Island, Bai’e Ridge, etc.

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21/02/2014

Daocheng –The Last Pure Land

In the western of China, a legend has been told that deeply in Qinghai-Tibet plateau has a secret kingdom with many snowy mountains around. There have snowy mountains, glaciers, valleys, forests, meadows, lakes, gold, and the pure air. The name of the kingdom is called Shambhala. In the eyes of the Tibetans, Shambhala kingdom is very beautiful, clear, quiet, harmonious pure land. It is also known as the "Shangri-La". According many scholars research, this legendary place is Daocheng affordable China travel packages.

Daocheng is a pure small country which located on the southeast of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of the border of Sichuan province, China. It is famous for its pure landscape. This country with altitude of 3750 meters .It has several minorities such as Qiang race, Naxi race, and Zang race etc.

Daocheng is composed of Gongga snow-mountain, its highest altitude is 6023 meters and lowest altitude is 2000 meters. With an of glaciation on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, with the size and number of its season exceptional in China, The glacial erosion is traditionally called "the Old Ice Cap of Daocheng" which is famous throughout the world.. It is a kind of plateau monsoon climate, the vast majority of the time shares sunny, beautiful natural scenery top 10 China tour packages.

70 years ago, a famous explorer found Daocheng. He was shocked by the beautiful landscape. And he said he don’t know there’s another place can compare with Daocheng’s beautiful. She is the paradise waiting for the explorers and travelers.

Yading is a national forest park located in the southeast about 130 kilometers of Daocheng. It is the best place to appreciate the beautiful scenery. The main sights of the park are famous for the three beautiful snow mountains .You can walk or ride horse or take a small electronic bus to get to the Luorong Pasture.

If you think you have a good body, I would suggest walking, which takes a few hours to the beautiful lakes –The Milk Lake and The Five Color Lake. The trip is about 16KM with the amazing landscape on the road. If your body is not very good, I would suggest you taking the electric vehicle shuttle service. The high altitude is no joke, and many people do not make it as far as Five Colour Lake due to fatigue or breathlessness.

Tourist can ride horse or walk to Chonggu Temple popular China tours. The scenery there is so wonderful. You can see the beautiful Xiannairi Holy snow mountain is just standing in front of you. You can also see the wild animals living so happy here. You can feel the feeling of the flowers and trees, snowy mountains, forest, ice and lake.

The climate in Daocheng is very special because Daocheng is in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, as we know the weather in plateau is changeable, you should take some thick clothes to preserve catch a cold. And I also suggest taking an umbrella. If it is raining or snowing there, it probably has no signal.

The Best Time to Visit Daocheng is in April, May, Sep and October. Especially in Sep and Oct is the autumn season of Daocheng. It has a very colorful autumn in Daocheng. When you stand here, you will feel as if you were in the heaven.

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