Treasures of China’s Heritage: Touring with the Global Heritage Fund
(Fifth of a Seven-Part Series)
Fujian and Shanxi
In anticipation of a return to China, I’ve been revisiting my past travels to the country. Some of my best memories of the “Middle Kingdom” include my nine-day tour of historically significant sites with the Palo Alto-based Global Heritage Fund (GHF)—an organization devoted to supporting underdeveloped rural areas worldwide.
DAY 6: HISTORICAL TEMPLES IN THE ANCIENT WALLED CITY OF PINGYAO
After spending a third day in historic Pingyao, we wrapped up our exploration of this ancient walled city with tours of several historically significant Taoist and Buddhist temples in and near the Old City.