Year of Rabbit

 


Shopping at the flower fair

On New Year's Eve after the reunition dinner, huge crowds of people surge to the fairs to buy flowers.
Lion dance is popular on the Spring Festival in Guangdong, which is believed to bring luck and ward off evil spirits.
On New Year's day in Guangdong, the married give special red envelope with money inside to their children and to the unmarried.



   

   

    Spring Festival Goods is a general name for all goods needed for the festival, including food and clothes. Purchasing Spring Festival Goods is one of the most important things for the festival.

 

    On the 8th day of the 12th lunar month, many families make laba porridge, a delicious kind of porridge. After that, people begin to prepare for the coming New Year. After the tenth day of the month, people begin to buy New Year paintings, portraits of the God of Wealth, decorative hangings, gold and silver foil and burning paper etc.

 

   In Guangdong , shopping at the flower fair is a very unique way of celebrating the lunar New Year. Huge crowds of people surge to the fairs to buy flowers. The moth orchids and miniature trees are among the most popular.

 

 

 

Zhongshan Wu Road- Beijing Road

 

Shangxiajiu Pedestrian Streets

 

Tianhe Road

 

 

Taojin Bei - Huanshi Dong Intersection

 

Zhongshan San Road

 

Nonglinxia Road & Shuqian Street


     The first intercity high-speed railway line connecting cities in the Pearl River Delta opened on Jan 7. Connecting Guangzhou South Railway Station with Zhuhai North trains shall stop at Shunde, Zhongshan, and Jiangmen. Within easy reach of Guangzhou, these cities are great choices for weekend getaways to discover Zhuhai's landscape, Jiangmen's overseas-Chinese architecture, Zhongshan's special industries and Shunde's traditional Cantonese cuisine.

 

     

 

Bijiang Station

 

Beijiao Station

Shunde Station

Shunde College Station

Ronggui Station

 

Nantou Station

 

Xiaolan Station

Dongsheng Station

Zhongshan North Station

Zhongshan Hot Spring

 

 

Zhuhai North Station

 

Tangjiawan Station

 

 

       The high-speed passenger-dedicated Wuhan-Guangzhou railway opened on December 26, 2010, spanning over Guangdong, Hunan and Hubei provinces. With trains on the line running at speeds up to 394 kph, it now takes just under four hours to travel between Wuhan and Guangzhou. Cities along the lines are good choices to discover Guangdong's toursites, Hunan Cuisine and Hubei's history and culture.


     

 

Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

 

Chen Clan Academy

Guangzhou Opera House

Guangzhou tower

Haixinsha Island

 

Hengshan Mountain

Juzizhou Islet

Hunan Provincial Museum

Dongting Lake

Yueyang Tower


The East Lake
The Yellow Crane Tower

Guiyuan Buddist Temple

Hubei Provincial Museum
Ancient Chibi

 

 

 

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