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Many overseas Chinese in Southeast left from Amoy to start a new life. Many have returned to visit their homeland as tourist or investing in the local economy. Xiamen is a port which was forced to be open to the West and still have an island of European style buildings.
Xiamen is also one of the closest city to Taiwan in geographical distance, historical and cultural ties.
The majority of the Penangite Chinese are Hokkien (Fujianese) and so I did sample the local food as see a similarity but still prefer Penang style. It is like comparing the original Italian pizza and American gourmet pizza.
When visiting many Chinese temples, you will see Chinese characters carved in the stone or rock. There are many... more travel advice
This was my first trip and second destination in China and I quickly observed that the local Chinese like Malaysians... more travel advice
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