Posts by Weina Shangguan

  • Restoration: Rebuilding our Rustic Roof

    Restoration: Rebuilding our Rustic Roof

    The roof of the first courtyard is to be removed and replaced, tile by tile, rafter by rafter As the Yang family compound is pushing 70 years old, and as […]

     
  • Mid-Autumn Festival: A Love Story

    As with some of the best stories passed down through the ages, each person has their own slight variations. Shangguan Weina, one of our Travel Curators with a particular flair for this celebration, offers herstory behind the meaning of this holiday of harvest, the moon, and family. What would any classic story be without a Lord of the Heavens, a crew of misfit children, a great archer, and a love affair for the ages?