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Drawing on Experience
Have book and pen, will travel.
The Baoxiang Temple, near the old caravan town of Shaxi, has been welcoming visitors for more than 100 years. The catch? Visitors are expected to help feed the clan of golden monkeys.
Blurring the line between sacred and profane, Shaxi locals prostrate before a one-of-a-kind replica of the female reproductive organ, praying for a smooth childbirth.
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