Go Hainan: meet the Chinese 'sea gypsies' in Lingshui County
Updated 19:54, 16-Jan-2021

The tankas, or "sea gypsies," have lived on their boats in coastal parts of Hainan, Guangxi and Guangdong for many years, making a living by fishing and fish farming.

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Featuring unspoiled tropical rain forests, sandy beaches and a rich culture, Hainan Province is the southernmost island province of China. Nicknamed "China's Hawaii," Hainan is on its way to becoming a free-trade port. The "Go! Hainan" series takes you on a new journey to explore the fantastic island and its underwater world.

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