By the river and on the mountains

Posted by Ziren (Singapore, Singapore) on 1 September 2011 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Longhushan National Park in Nanchang, China, has been known for its crystal clear streams with a tint of Jade green. Unfortunately when I arrived the river had accumulated large amounts of sediments washed into it by days of storm, making the river discharge all yellowish and muddish and almost like floodwater. This temple seems to have it all - sitting atop a hill, flanked by many others, while enjoying the sounds of the stream.

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