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Nine Creeks by Misty Trees @ Hangzhou China

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The Nine Creeks are fairly close to the Longjing Tea Village that we visited.  The Nine Creeks are rated as one of the Ten New Scenes of West Lake  in Hangzhou which has a few names in Chinese – 九溪烟树 (jiu xi yan shu) meaning Nine Creeks by Misty Trees or 九溪十八涧 (jiu xi shi ba jian) meaning Nine Creeks & Eighteen Streams.  We walked about 1 hour from the Longjin Tea Village as transportation wasn’t readily accessible (unless you hire a cab for the day).   Continue reading

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Roussillon Village and Les Sentier Des Ocres @ Luberon, France. Day 7 (I)

Roussillon is a gorgeous colorful village in Provence.  Roussillon is surrounded by ochre cliffs which were once mined in the 19th century for the ochre pigmentation.  The villagers made use of this gift of nature and painted the village in splendor.  On the village look out point, the village presents an overall ash-pinkish hue, but as you wander through the streets, you’ll discover brilliant shades of red, orange, brown and yellow.    Continue reading

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