Ancient living city with thousands of lanterns

The night landscape in Zhengding in Shijiazhuang, in the province of Hebei (north of China). [Photo provided to China Daily] As night falls, the modern part of the county darkens into darkness. Red lanterns of different sizes illuminate the ancient structures, bringing the ancient city back to life. Zhengding, about …

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Ancient charm of China: the old town of Huangyao

01:06 Despite its rapid industrialization, there are still corners in China that have retained their original color. The ancient towns and villages of China are places where traditions are well preserved in terms of architecture, way of life, folk customs and craftsmanship. The new series “Ancient Charm of China” intends …

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Ancient charm of China: ancient city of Xitang

01:07 In Jiashan County of Jiaxing City, east China’s Zhejiang Province, is Xitang, an ancient water town. With its history dating back to the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC East China. Ancient City of Xitang in Jiashan County, Jiaxing City, East China’s Zhejiang Province. / Photo VCG Ancient City …

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Renewable Pho Sure Are Keene in New England Town

If you live outside of New England, you may have heard of the town of Keene in southwest New Hampshire because of the commotion earlier this year around a new Vietnamese restaurant. . The owners of Pho Keene Great believed they had found a golden name for their new restaurant …

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Stranger helps New England town over 2,000 miles away

Francestown, NH – Bill Smith, a 90-year-old philanthropist from Nevada, had never set foot in New Hampshire when he decided to save a 203-year-old country store in the small community here. He read the plight of Francestown in the Wall Street Journal in July 2017: Townspeople had seen a piece …

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