Day One (25 Dec 2010)
We started the trip in the morning about 8:00am and reached the first location Jingxin Hotel (景新大酒家) for lunch.
One of famous foods called “Beard Chicken” (鬍鬚雞).
The other was pork.
After the lunch, we visited Nine Buildings with Eighteen Wells (九棟十八井).
It was a rainy day.
The window on the roof (天窗)
The well was right under the window. It used for cleaning and had drainage design.
Things about Mao Zedong (毛澤東) were usually observed in Rural Area.
Then we went to Yun Ji Shan Hot Spring Resort (雲髻山溫泉度假山莊).
My house named The Kunlun Mountains (昆崙山).
The red house was for Spa.
I enjoyed the Spa but the temperature was only 42 degree.
After the spa time, we went for dinner in the Moon House (望月樓).Chicken was must and the taro was also good.
The most special was the rice in the Beggar Pot. The taste was so good.
Tonight was very cool (Temp: 1 to
Beggar Chicken (乞衣雞/土窯雞) was our night snack (宵夜).
Day Two (26 Dec 2010)Since it was too heavy for us, we made a Shredded Chicken (手撕雞) plus porridge for breakfast.
We went to Yun Ji Shan (雲髻山) in the morning.
Photo in front of Tea Shop
The carved stone called the Source of Xinfeng Jiang (新豐江之源).
The waterfall was showed.
Then we climbed to the top of the water fall.
When we climbed down, we met the store and had bean curd (豆腐花).
The cooking method was found very traditional.
Then we saw two peaks of Yun Ji Shan.
In the middle of two peaks, a stone liked a dog (also like Snoopy) was observed. It was called “The dog watch the moon” (天狗望月).
After that we returned to the hotel and had lunch. It was also chicken but different cooking method; and also pork with different vegetables.
In afternoon, we went to Liuxihe National Forest Park (流溪河國家森林公園).
We saw many cured meat, fish, (臘味) etc. The most special was cured vole (臘田鼠).
We walked around a lake.
Then we saw a special flower called Silktree Albizziae Flower (合歡花).
The next visit point was Xuanxin Village (宣星古村). The temple was visited.
The door-gods were Zhang Fei (張飛) and Guan Yu (關羽)!
The other temple was very interested. It was hundred words for Blessing (福) and for Longevity (壽).
Again, words about Mao Zedong (毛澤東) were observed in Rural Area.
A beautiful river
A beautiful girl (she was a model employed by photographers) was saw. The bridge behind the girl had a love story.
Moreover, Tai Chi (太極) design was observed on everywhere.
Our dinner was in Xin Jiang Seafood Restaurant (新江海鮮酒家).
We shared a plum wine (青梅酒).
This dinner was very rich included chicken, fish, soybean curd, etc.
After dinner, we went to Howard Johnson Hawana Resort (廣州東方夏灣拿豪生大酒店).
My wife and I took a photo with the Christmas tree.
Day Three (27 Dec 2010)
We visited Conghua Shek Mun National Forest Park (從化石門森林公園) and took some photos for memory.
Bean curd (豆腐花) again!
We went to the lake in the mountain (山中湖) and took some photos.
Afternoon, we had lunch in Azure Waters Park Rural Restaurant (碧水園農村菜館).
The photo showed how rich of our lunch.
Finally, we visited Tong Mei ancient buildings (塘尾村古建築群)
It was a nice trip for Christmas holiday and we all enjoyed the food and the scene.
Yun Ji Shan Hot Spring Resort (雲髻山溫泉度假山莊) – http://www.yjswq.com/