Old Naxi Orchestra Nov19

Old Naxi Orchestra

China- Old Naxi Orchestra. (Continued from Bai tribe of Dali.) After leaving Dali, I arrived at Lijiang. Lijiang is a colourful and delightful old town filled with waterways and bridges. With a history of more than 800 years, it is the home of the Naxi people. Other than the unique...

Bai tribe of Dali Nov07

Bai tribe of Dali

China- Bai tribe of Dali. (Continued from Up on moonhill.) From the top of moonhill, I moved on towards the city of Dali. Dali is an old city with lovely stone walls, imposing gates and pagodas. It used to be the ancient capital of the Bai Kingdom Nanzhao and subsequently, the Kingdom of...

Up on moonhill Oct24

Up on moonhill

China- Up on moonhill. (Continued from Ancient stone town.) Back from the ancient stone town, I set off to explore the Yang Shuo on bicycle. I have joined a group of travelers along with their local host. Cycling on the long winding roads between the endless giant Karst mountains, I felt very...

Ancient stone town Oct03

Ancient stone town

China- Ancient stone town. (Continued from The unusual fisherman.) I heard about an ancient stone town (石头城) that is not too far away from Yang Shuo. Everything is made of stones and apparently, there are magnificent stone gates and scenery. Tempted, I postponed my bicycle exploration...

Unusual Fisherman Sep26

Unusual Fisherman

China- The Unusual Fisherman. (Continued from Retracing the footsteps of my grandfather (Part 2).) I’m on the road again. Slowly but surely, I head overland towards the Silk Road in a north-western direction. I left Kai Ping and my next stop is Guilin & Yang Shuo. Somewhere...