The Colorful Leaves
At the time of the year when autumn changes into winter, the leaves on the trees change their hues. Whether in the mountainous area, in the countryside or in the city, the rule of nature works on all the creatures in the world. In autumn, the best season for sightseeing and traveling, take your family on a getaway and explore the beauty of nature.
Recently, Beauty Peak, Shiren Hill and Maple Hill lying west of Lingyin have been covered by a flamboyant color of red. The red maples and Chinese tallow trees gleam brightly under the sun. Along with the green bamboos, cypresses and pines, those red, yellow and green leaves make the west mountain of Lingyin a world of vivid colors.
The golden gingko is another highlight in this season. The ten-mile gingko corridor, a valley of gingko trees, is located in Badujie in Xiaopu Town. Every December, this valley turns all golden from the top of the trees to the ground. Many of the gingko trees are more than one-hundred years old. The oldest gingko tree is believed to be more than 1,400 years old.