The Boluo Chicken is a local chicken-shaped handicraft made from clay, bamboo, paddy stalks and colorful chicken feathers. It has also led to a Cantonese pun referring free loading on other people's food, money or other things.
The story begins with the Roman Empire over 2,000 years ago, where people planted flowers to use for food or medicine, not just to appreciate their beauty. The peach blossom, along with its fruit, is part of this tale.
Chinese Pidgin English appeared in 1730s. It mixed together Portuguese, English, Malay, and other vocabulary with a syntax close to Chinese to create a business language of intercultural communication.
Flower Fairs provides local citizens and horticulture lovers a chance to appreciate the beauty of flowers and green plants, enjoy the joy of harvest as well as buy decorations for the upcoming Chinese New Year.
Major Heat marks the hottest period of the year, when the temperature in the Yangtze River valley can be 40 degrees, floods or droughts tend to strike different parts of China and rainstorms often occur.
Lifeofguangzhou.com picks some of the best Cantonese-style souvenirs for you – including those famous pieces as well as lighter and and comparatively cheap items but still with that defining Cantonese character.