Monday, July 18, 2011

An Elementary School In The Clouds

Gulu Village, an Yi minority mountain village that few outsiders know about, located in a national geopark with canyons and sheer precipices and overhanging rocks, belonging to the Yi Minority Administrative Jurisdiction of Hanyuan County of Ya’an in Sichuan Province. Gulu Village primary school is hidden in the middle of the clouds. For 26 years, it has been guarded by a teacher called Shen Qijun. In the middle of October, this reporter followed a Hubei volunteer group, through almost 5 hours of climbing risking life and limb, to arrive at the elementary school within the clouds…FULL ARTICLE