Here’s a fun fact: There are more ‘people-living-in-caves’ today, (maybe 40 million) than there were in ‘caveman times’ (say, 1 million in 70,000 BC)
So what is “Yaodong”? It translates to ‘house-cave’, and many residents are pretty happy with these earth-insulated, often off-grid dwellings. Read more here (LA Times) and here (Travel China Guide). A very quick weekend post here from LESSBIG! See you again soon.