Travel in Yong'an
28.03.2007 20 °C
Yong'an is my second hometown, because i grew up here. But for my honey, this city is still a little strange for him, although it is the second time to come here.
On the day before my honey left China, the mayor of Yong'an city and his wife specially invited and arranged us to Tao Yuan Cave. The mayor's wife went with us in person, and asked the best tour guide to introduce the famous scenery spot as detailed as possible. The main goal was to let my honey know much more about Yong'an, because on our wedding dinner, they saw our lots of pictures about the daily life in Austria, and found we all like travel and sports so much. That was the reason why the mayor decided to recommend Tao Yuan Cave to my honey, and hoped him would like the natural site of Yong'an.
However, we had not enough time to stay longer, it was very pity that we could not go to visit other beautiful scenery spots in Yong'an, so we had to leave them for the next time.
The entrance to Tao Yuan Cave.
This bridge is just after the entrance.
All the bridges and paths at Tao Yuan Cave were lovely and in excellent condition.
This is the famous Ray of Sky.
It had been written in the Guinness World Records.
The "Ray of Sky" is a very narrow gap between two rocks at Tao Yuan Cave.
It's a pity that the pictures can not show it so clearly, but it's really very narrow and it gave me a warning not to eat too much in the future or maybe I won't be able to fit through when we want to come here again in a few years.
This picture shows nicely how the various sights and view points are connected by those comfortable pathways.
It's just a pity that it was a bit a foggy day, so it was not possible to take pictures of the whole area, as all distant objects were difficult to see in the mist.
So beautiful green trees!
In Austria many of the trees are still without leaves at this time, but Fujian province is a lot warmer through most of the year.
This poem was written by Li Gang, whom was an ancient Chinese Prime Minister in Song Dynasty.
The main meaning of the poem was: Li Gang thought Tao Yuan Cave was a very beautiful place, and he was worried that there would not be many people visiting here.
However, nowadays, Tao Yuan Cave is more and more popular in China.
So nice and clean is Tao Yuan Cave!
I hope to visit many more places like this when I travel to China again with my honey.