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In front there is a tiny island called Gulangu Yu Island, a 10 minutes ferry travel. From N to S 2 kilometres, and from E to W 1 kilo...
The key point is: There is not any car, (only some mini electrical shuttles to tour round the island + some for police +hospital) no taxi, no truck, no motor bike, NO NOISE and no bicycle. (And Gulangyu is very clean). Only pedestrians. Absolutely all goods, from tea to bricks and sand to concrete are delivered by ship from
World heritage Site, Ha Ka Tou Lou.http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1113. Incredible earthen circular houses some have 4 floors. I spent one night there, there is little comfortable accommodation, and there were ZERO tourists..(November…)
Wuhishan,http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/911. 5 days trekking in unspoiled mountains in
Quanzhou, and not Quangzhou, 1.5 hour bus North of Xiamen. See the longest worldwide oldest stone bridge, and dual pagoda temple