凤毛麟角fèng máo lín jiǎo Seeking the unobtainable 九牛一毛jiǔ niú yī maó An insignificant amount. A trivial matter. 毛骨悚然maó gǔ sǒng rán Petrified with fright 皮之不存毛将焉附pí zhī bù cún maó jiāng yān fù Everything needs its proper environment for nurture 羊毛出在羊身上yáng maó chū zài yáng shēn shàng Unrealistic expectations. You get what you pay for 羽毛未丰yǔ maó wèi fēng Still too young and immature
The famous Tang dynasty poet Du Fu's (杜甫 712 - 770) thatched cottage can still be seen at Chengdu the capital city of Sichuan province. Read More
Three furnaces of China
The three great cities Wuhan, Chongqing and Nanjing form the 'three furnaces' of China due to the very high heat and humidity in summer. The Yangzi river that meanders close to all three contributes much humidity making conditions difficult at peak times in July and August. Read More
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