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Photographer's Note

Apparently these towers look quite impressive in late summer, when the surrounding rice paddies are a brilliant emerald green, but they looked a little bland in winter. I still liked the perspective here. Zili Village is located close to Kaiping City, which is couple hours by bus south of Guangzhou (Canton).

The towers were built in the 1920's & 1930's by wealthy overseas Chinese returning from work & business in the USA, Canada, Australia, Malaya, South East Asia & other places. They incorporated some of the European styles of architecture. These towers were used in guerrilla warfare against the invading Japanese army between 1938 - 1945.

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  • Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 15954 W: 1054 N: 33742] (156539)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2012-01-16
  • Categories: Architettura
  • Camera: Nikon D 90
  • Esposizione: f/7.1, 1/21 secondi
  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2012-02-14 1:19
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