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Apr 14, 2008 - Wuyuan Villages

Yes, it is tea harvesting season! Tea leaves are always new growth. Travelled from village to village here following old post roads. Wild azalea, viburnum, wisteria, iris (white with yellow throat), wigelia (sp?), osmanthus and many other unidentified plants.

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Oct 2, 2002 - Jingdezhen - Pottery City

Jingdezhen is the porcelain manufacturing centre of China with some 60% of the city's residents employed in the production of porcelain. This apparently has been the case for almost a century, as potters discovered the strength of the local clay in the Song dynasty during the 12th century. Strolling through the town, we quickly came to the conclusion that this is a town that revolves around pottery. Virtually every shop was full of varying styles of pottery, from the traditional blue and white pottery with traditional designs to the...

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Oct 2, 2001 - Jingdezhen

Jingdezhen is the porcelain manufacturing centre of China with some 60% of the city's residents employed in the production of porcelain. This apparently has been the case for almost a century, as potters discovered the strength of the local clay in the Song dynasty during the 12th century. Strolling through the town, we quickly came to the conclusion that this is a town that revolves around pottery. Virtually every shop was full of varying styles of pottery, from the traditional blue and white pottery with traditional designs to the...

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