Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Dapuzi Hill, Jiulong, 1928

Dapuzi Hill, Jiulong, 1928, originally uploaded by jiulong.

In 1928 when Joseph Rock arrived in "Chiulong" (Jiulong) he found a collection of watchtowers at the north end of town, which threatened to collapse at the first slight earth tremor. he derided the locals for living under these unstable structures, whose function was not clear.

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