Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra

In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge:  Extra, Extra,  here are the two pictures I chose for the entries, The first picture was taken in front of the de young Museum in San Francisco.   A  young lady was walking towards the entrance of the museum. The poster is big, but she is small. The … Continue reading

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: Fleeting – My Yunnan Trip # 18 –Tiger Leaping Gorge
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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting – My Yunnan Trip # 18 –Tiger Leaping Gorge

This is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting. The above two pictures were taken inside the bus on our way from Lijiang to the Tiger Leaping Gorge,  The views were gorgeous.  Seeing and hearing the thunderous rushing waters slam into sharp, large rocks, I could feel the power of nature.  While some travelers felt very … 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

Weekly Photo Challenge:  In the Background – Daguan Park, Kunming – My Yunnan Trip # 14
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Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background – Daguan Park, Kunming – My Yunnan Trip # 14

         Daguan Park, Kunming, Yunnan, China This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: in the background The  picture was taken in Daguan Park in Kunming, Yunnan in April, 2013.    This is a wishing tank. If you throw coins into the tank and hit the hole  of one of the … Continue reading