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November 02, 2006
Amorous Local Customs
I've been looking into various cities in Guangdong (that are not Shenzhen or Guangzhou) for a day or weekend trip. I've settled on Jiangmen as a fascinating town with a rich local history, including the watchtowers of Kaiping, the Liang Qichao Memorial Museum, and perhaps a trip to the hot springs. A lot of money came back into Jiangmen from a host of its sons and daughters that made the dangerous trip as migrant workers overseas in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
But I was intrigued by the Jiangmen government tourism website. It's probably unfair of me to make fun of the English version, but I shall do it anyway. Under the heading local customs, it has this to say:
Amorous Feelings on Chuan Islandsposted by HK Dave on 11.02.06 at 09:20 PM in the China history, education & culture category.
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So now we know why you're so keen to head there.posted by: Simon on 11.05.06 at 05:00 PM [permalink]
consider Foshan in your next trip.
Yes, Simon, well I haven't discovered the area's many attractions yet. But perhaps in two weeks' time! I'll definitely look into Fut-san, thanks, Sun Bin.