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Gulangyu: China's loveliest island

Gulangyu: China's loveliest island

There's seafood, there are beaches and there's not a single car
Xiamen goes Xtreme as kiteboarding blows up

Xiamen goes Xtreme as kiteboarding blows up

Pushed by hardcore apostles, an international competition, and benevolent winds, kiteboarding is taking off in China