A fantastic Yunnan tour covering a range of scenery, sites and cultures from the borders of tropical Southeast Asia to the Tibetan Plateau and foothills more..
Green Lake Park, Kunming; a tiny park stuck smack bang in the midst of the modern tower blocks and urban sprawl that is Yunnan’s largest more..
In the one Chinese province of Yunnan alone we’ve found five UNESCO World Heritage sites; 3 natural, 2 cultural plus an additional location on the more..
The term Tai describes the large ethnic group which includes the Thai/Siamese, Lao, Shan, Northern Thai, Thai Lu, Red Tai, White Tai etc who occupy more..
Whilst Tai groups had probably been gradually infiltrating southwards into what is now northern Vietnam, Laos and Thailand for several centuries from their homeland in more..
Not only are Yuanyang’s rice terraces spectacular but the town itself would be well worth a visit in its own right even if the surrounding more..
The tiny mountain-top town of Yuanyang lies just south of the steep Red River Valley in the southern reaches of Yunnan Province, not far from more..
Since being declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997 the spectacular and beautifully preserved old town of Lijiang has boomed in terms of domestic more..
And now for something completely different – a China pic! Early morning in picturesque Lijiang, Yunnan Province, Southern China. The whole of the old town more..
So durian, rats, birds nests - fair enough, (see previous blog), but there are a host of other weird and wonderful food and drink items to more..