The mendicant Buddhist monk named Hueyshan returned to China from the deep sea, and began to talk about some faraway country called Fusang. It is, in the words of the monk, is 20 thousand miles to the east of China.
The name of the country was there grows a tree in the early stages of development similar to bamboo shoots and has leaves similar to the color of the oak. Fusang grew on trees, pear-shaped fruit of a reddish color. From the bark of the locals do matter and made clothes, and sawed wood boards for their homes. Cora was also the manufacture of paper.
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