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The marvellous markets for tea in Kunming

When we’d initially planned on basing ourselves in Kunming, the idea was to make it a starting point for visits to tea plantations in Yunnan Province, with special interest in Puer. 925 more words

You need to go to China

Traveling China takes resilience, a good immune system, a strong stomach and a very open mind. If you are lacking in some, I was personally lacking in all, well don’t worry. 386 more words


Yunnan Province, China - our favourite part of the country (in pics)

Once we’d taken the decision not to go through Laos to Vietnam, we had a couple of days to spare before we wanted to leave China, so from Kunming we took a bus up to Lijiang, an old town on the ancient tea horse route to Tibet and beyond. 268 more words

Environment: Shangri-La no more?

Study examines nexus of forest, tourism policies

Staff Report

FRISCO — It may be Shangri-La no more if centralized government policies from Beijing continue to supplant community based management schemes for the incredibly diverse temperate forests of China’s northwest Yunnan Province. 359 more words