Fujifilm travel documentary photography in China: The Thousand Pillar House & Bifeng Study

The Thousand Pillar House was built in 1798 during the Jiaqing Period of the Qing Dynasty.
It was the home of Si Yuanru, a wealthy businessman of his time. Si Yuanru constructed the Bifeng Study at the same time, and the building that sat behind The Thousand Pillar House served as a school for his children and grandchildren. Today, The Thousand Pillar House continues to house residents but the Bifeng Study is no longer operational.

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A day trip to Amanohashidate, Northen Kyoto

Amanohashidate is one of the top three scenic views in Japan, but not many people know about it. 

Located in Northen Kyoto, the Amanohashidate sandbar extends across the mouth of Miyazu Bay and is a good place for a day trip if you want to explore somewhere unconventional within Kyoto. 

Unlike other popular tourist attractions in Japan, Amanohashidate was relatively quiet when I visited.

Just the way I like it. 

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