About Changde: Changde, located in the northern part of Hunan Province, on the west side of Dongting Lake, was called Wuling in ancient times. Changde’s scenic spots and historical sites are scattered all over. The most famous one is the Peach Blossom Spring which the poet Tao Yuanming once described back in the Jin Dynasty. Additionally, scenic spots such as Jiashan Temple, Hupingshan and the “China Changde Poetry Wall” are well known both at home and abroad. Changde is beautiful not only in scenery; a large number of talented people came from this land. The literati Qu Yuan, Tao Yuanming, Li Bai, and Liu Yuxi are all famous people of the past who once lived here. They left behind many popular poems. Older generation revolutionaries like Lin Boqu, the famous writer Ding Ling, and the historian Jian Bozan were born in Changde.