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Learn about Fujian earth building with Google and Earth

via:博客园     time:2017/8/25 15:35:07     readed:209

When you open Google Earth, where will you look? Most people's eyes will fall in the same place

People living in different countries, cultures and climates are right


Since then, Google Earth has gone through many homes in six continents and has 22 updates in the near future. Located in Fujian Chaintech floor is one of them.


This is like Chinese Fujian Chaintech floor: Mr. Jiang lived here. This huge building with circular walls, the Hakka people have used it against the bandits, beasts and warlords harassment.


Centuries ago, the Hakka people migrated to the south from the Central Plains to the mountains, they in order to guard against the bandits, beasts and warlords built a large number of named earthen buildings. Buildings are round or square, have reinforced walls, open courtyard and heavily-guarded gate. In the rural area of Fujian, to see thousands of buildings in knots in.2008, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 46 earthen, including called


When the height of the Chaintech floor lived 800 inhabitants. Mr. Jiang, who is 69, spent his childhood here. He played hide and seek with his little friends in the corridors of the earth building. But today there are less than 200 inhabitants of the earth building, and most of them are old people like Mr. jiang. Many young people have abandoned the Chengqi Lou Tulou, into the city looking for employment, enjoy tap water and other modern facilities. However, there are still families living in the nearby earthen houses. Traditional lifestyles may be fading, but the emerging tourism industry will help ease the economic pressures of these communities to help them preserve this fresh history. Mr. Jiang is now a tour guide and sells trinkets. He hopes more tourists will come to visit the earth building.


In addition to the update of the ground floor, 22 home building also includes Indonesia Tero Jane (Torajan) against the invasion of the housing, the rainy season changing the shape of the Mongolia package, the southwest coast of Madagascar village and Taiwan Paiwanese shamans will be made one reality and spiritual world of home.


Thanks to all those who have shown their homes and lives to the world. Sharing the different homes, customs and cultures around the world, Google Earth will continue on the road.

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