Delegations from around the world are now arriving in?Krakow, at the?UNESCO World Heritage Committee?meeting,?where my favorite place in China,?Kulangsu (Gulangyu) Island, is poised to receive UNESCO World Heritage status this week.?Fingers crossed!

From the Kulangsu government visitor’s guide, here’s a bit about Kulangsu’s location and origins, the?development of local culture?in Kulangsu, and its modern tourist industry.