The first place to be called the 'Middle Kingdom'
Updated: 2013-10-03 00:17
Shi Songling, a 62-year-old man in Xiaxian county of Yuncheng, holds a map he drew to show local historic ruins left by Emperor Yu. Shi believes an ancient platform made of rammed earth there is a relic left by the emperor. Shi, who has been guarding the platform for more than three decades, said what he guards is the root of the nation.