Weekly Photo Challenge – the world through your eyes – My Yunnan Trip #19 – Lijiang Old Town
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Weekly Photo Challenge – the world through your eyes – My Yunnan Trip #19 – Lijiang Old Town

This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: the World through your eyes. I wanted to visit Yunnan for a very long time. In April this year, my wish came true.  I was hoping to visit a place with lots of  ethnic arts and traditions, with women wearing ethnic clothes everywhere.  Did I see them? … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge:  The Sign Says – My Yunnan Trip # 17 – The Ancient Writing or Drawing on the Walls of the Lijiang Old Town
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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Sign Says – My Yunnan Trip # 17 – The Ancient Writing or Drawing on the Walls of the Lijiang Old Town

This is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: the Sign Says In my Yunnan Trip series, I mentioned about the city Lijiang, which is the most impressive one.   I do have fsome interesting things to share with you in my future posts.  What I am posting today are a few ancient writing symbols written … Continue reading

The Naxi Minority in Yunnan – My Yunnan Trip # 16
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The Naxi Minority in Yunnan – My Yunnan Trip # 16

As I mentioned in my post “My Yunnan Trip #1”, there are many minorities in Yunnan. I am particularly interested in the Naxi or Nakhi minority, because of their matriarch family structure, which is very different from the Han’s family structure in China. The Naxi people mostly live in the Naxi Autonomous County in Lijiang, Yunnan … Continue reading

Lijiang, the cute little bungalow where we lived – My Yunnan Trip #10
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Lijiang, the cute little bungalow where we lived – My Yunnan Trip #10

This is the cute little bungalow where we lived in Lijiang. There was an attendant who made breakfast for us every morning.  We were a party of six who occupied one bungalow with three floors.  There were four rooms, each equipped like an individual hotel room.  The night scenery in the hotel compound was very … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge:  Culture #2 – My Yunnan Trip #9:  What is the Totem Pole in Yunnan?
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture #2 – My Yunnan Trip #9: What is the Totem Pole in Yunnan?

This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture. This is my second posting on this Challenge which is very interesting to me. I always thought that totem poles only existed in places where natives Indians lived.  I saw quite a few in Alaska and Canada.  After my visit to Yunnan, I realized that … Continue reading