Landing Home: Taiwan hotelier taps into 'singing stones' in ancient coastal village

CGTN's new series "Landing Home" profiles young adults from China's Taiwan Island who live, study and work on the Chinese mainland. Chasing their dreams across the Taiwan Straits, they are professionals from all walks of life. The series spotlights their stories in, hopes for and contributions to their new home.

"The island grows no grass, but stones," a traditional Chinese ballad says of Pingtan Island.

The island floating off China's southeastern coast is known for its stones, which helped build fort-like houses, but left the soil undesirable for agriculture.

But the rocks have been an inspiration for Lin Chih-yuan and his team, who saw in them a valuable opportunity to enliven an almost abandoned village.

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