The only "multi-male" village in China, local scenery is picturesque, but there are only 22 families here.
Many may be aware that China is a country that has long existed in world. Our country has a five thousand year history of Chinese civilization. During development of our country, many primitive tribes also appeared. Moreover, there are fifty-six ethnic groups in our country. Naturally, China has become country with largest number of ethnic groups in world. There are many inexplicable phenomena in this world.
There are also many things that make you feel weird. We can say that world is so big and full of wonders. Due to large number of nationalities in our country, each place has its own unique culture. features and folk customs, so strange Do not feel incomprehensible in things, because this is also a manifestation of diversity of customs in our country.
However, with development of society, many bad cultural practices have been eliminated, and excellent traditional cultures have been inherited. As in ancient times, our country was not a democratic country, as it is now, but a feudal one, and at that time polygamy was promoted.
And now we are looking for equality between men and women, so polygamy system has long been abolished, but there are still fish that slip through nets. Today I will introduce you to such a place.
There is a place in south of our country where they do not have monogamy, as we have now, but a system of polyandry. When they hear this, do they feel like they have opened door to a new world? Second husband, but it also made many people feel very overwhelmed.
1. Geographic location
This village is located in Yunnan Province, my country, in a village called Yunling Township, people called this village Yubeng Village. Why does such a village with such customs still exist in modern society?
This is also a question for many people. It has been more than a hundred years since last dynasty was overthrown in 21st century. This village still has a system that shows how backward and isolated it is here. Travel is all about walking.
Second, Yuben Village
There are only twenty-two households in this village, so village is still sparsely populated, but village is still divided into two villages. The distance between each house is still relatively large, although relatively backward, but view is beautiful and unique.
From moment you enter this village, you feel very, very fresh air. Green mountains and green water here make up a beautiful rural landscape as a whole. Walking along trail, you can also see many books written in ancient scripts and strange landscapes such as "Five Trees with One Root".
Five trees with one root are like grafting, that is, other types of plants grow on trunk of a large tree. The reason for this phenomenon is that it is located in south, combined with climate of Yunnan, rain and heat come at same time, and rains are abundant, so plants will naturally grow luxuriantly, as locals call this strange scene "Five Trees with One Root", sometimes also called "Mountain God".
Because it is located on Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, terrain is high and mountains are also high, you can also enjoy Rizhao Jinshan in morning. The people here still keep way of farming work at dawn and rest at sunset for thousands of years. When they come to this village, they are like Taoyuan they wandered into in Peach Blossom Spring. The earth is flat and open, houses look like houses, there is movement in rice fields, chickens and dogs hear each other, yellow hair hangs down, and you are happy.
3. Folk customs
Because Yubeng village has almost no connection with outside world and no one wants to stay here, so there are more men than women in 22 households, so there is such a "one wife, two husbands" custom : A girl can marry a guy she likes.
But at same time, he is also married to his family. His brothers should not only wash and cook for their family, but also have children. There will be no jealousy and jealousy between brothers,The family get along very harmoniously. They believe that only in this way can labor force be maximized, and income of family will increase accordingly, so that every household member can live and work in peace and contentment.
In such a situation, local women also have a high status. As a rule, women decide big and small things at home, and men also set aside their time to spend with their wives, and there will be no beatings. or catch up with wife phenomenon.
Although this custom is very feudal and backward, it is incomprehensible, especially to women in modern society, but every family in this village is very beautiful and lives happily.
If you want to go to Yubeng Village, you don't have to worry about having nowhere to live. Since there are more people in this place, they built houses for tourists to stay. a way to increase your income. path, People who come here are all for local scenery, if you want to try food, we suggest going to another place.
If you want to relax and be away from bustle of city, you are here. The people here are simple and honest. beautiful landscape. There are no high-rise buildings and feasts in city, which emphasizes local tranquility.