Go! Hainan: The last Chinese ‘sea nomads’ look to a future ashore

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Lingshui is home to the largest Tanka community, a group known as “sea nomads” for their floating lifestyle.

The fishing community’s ancient ways of life remain a curiosity for visitors to Hainan. Seen from above, the offshore village is a sprawling network of interconnected enclosures with tiny huts built on top and narrow wooden planks for pathways. However, for the village’s water-bound inhabitants, their centuries-old lifestyle is about to change.

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