Wearing red underwear can help ward off evil spirits during the so-called “ghost month”. “Ghost” the Chinese call the seventh month of the lunar calendar. It lasts from 14 August until 12 September. During this period, spirits or “ghosts” of the dead are believed to descend and roam around the world of the living. The Chinese, who have a strong belief in the after-life, try to pacify these ghosts to prevent bad luck.
The thousand-year tradition, which is now prohibited thing of the past with these old ladies. British photographer Joe Farrell (Jo Farrell) have documented the ancient custom of “foot-binding”, practiced in China since the beginning of the X until the beginning of XX century. He will go down in history with these elderly women.
The algae, which can suffocate marine life, is thought to be caused by pollution from agriculture and industry. The largest algal bloom ever recorded in China has turned the Yellow Sea green and may be related to pollution from agriculture and industry. In future the name may change yellow sea into Green Sea.
Pu-erh tea comes in several areas of the Republic of China, Thailand and Vietnam. Unlike other teas technology of its preparation has its own characteristics, in which the collected leaves are subjected to a fermentation process and forcing susceptible to aging. This tea can not be attributed only to the black tea variety, rather it is something in between the black and green varieties because its maturation occurs solely as a result of external factors and not by the action of their endogenous enzymes, as is the case with other varieties.
The Great Wall is a Chinese fortification is the largest in size and human edifice built gradually in order to protect China from Mongol invasions and Turkish women. Its construction began in the 7th century. BC but the current form is due mainly to the Ming dynasty (late 14th c. to the 17th c. AD). The wall extends to a total length of 8,850 km. (Including the branches reaches 21 196 km.) And not built all at once but rather created by the union of several preexisting walls.