Fenghuang (Fènghuáng Xiàn) in Xiangxi Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, an exceptionally well-preserved ancient town that harbors unique ethnic languages, customs, arts as well as many distinctive architectural remains of Ming and Qing styles. The town is placed in a mountain setting, incorporating the natural flow of water into city layout.

Fenghuang (Fènghuáng Xiàn) in Xiangxi Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, an exceptionally well-preserved ancient town that harbors unique ethnic languages, customs, arts as well as many distinctive architectural remains of Ming and Qing styles. The town is placed in a mountain setting, incorporating the natural flow of water into city layout.

Piran in Slovenia / photo by Ferry Vermeer. Our tips for 25 things to do in Slovenia: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2011/10/17/what-to-do-slovenia/

Piran in Slovenia / photo by Ferry Vermeer. Our tips for 25 things to do in Slovenia: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2011/10/17/what-to-do-slovenia/

Longmen Caves in Luoyang, Henan, China ~ one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art ~ There are as many as 100,000 statues within the 1,400 caves, ranging from an 1 inch to 57 feet  in height ~ on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding manifestation of human artistic creativity"

Longmen Caves in Luoyang, Henan, China ~ one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art ~ There are as many as 100,000 statues within the 1,400 caves, ranging from an 1 inch to 57 feet in height ~ on UNESCO World Heritage List as “an outstanding manifestation of human artistic creativity"

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