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Enlightened inside a Tibetan home

A window into a traditional Tibetan home in a rural village.  This was from one of my day trips out of Shangri-La and up into the front range of the Himalayas in the northern corner of Yunnan province.   88 more words

People

Yuanyang terraced field by lgao


Yuanyang County of Yunnan Province is well-known for its spectacular rice-paddy terracing, splendid cultures of various ethnic groups, and colorful ethnic festivals; therefore it is called… 19 more words

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New on 500px : Yuanyang terraced field by lgao

Yuanyang County of Yunnan Province is well-known for its spectacular rice-paddy terracing, splendid cultures of various ethnic groups, and colorful ethnic festivals; therefore it is called… 19 more words

Real Estate And Mortgage

he's simple, he's dumb, he's the pilot

“Did you love this world…

…and did this world not love you?”

They were laughing, those two gnarled women, and I was livid.  When we left that morning before sunrise to climb to our mountain-top listening spots and wait for the gibbons to call, we had expected them to get up early and come be here at camp, as discussed and agreed, to watch our shit.   494 more words

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Dr. Ho Shi Xiu - A Master of Chinese Herbal Medicine

On the last day of our trip to the Yunnan Province, we took a visit to the small town of Baisha.  It lies about 30 clicks north of Lijiang on the road heading towards Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.   213 more words

Exploring

Tiger Leaping Gorge

At 12434 feet (3,790 meters) from the peak to the river basin below, Tiger Leaping Gorge is one of the deepest river canyons in the world.  726 more words

Exploring

Circles Of Sichuan

Imagine the circular table at a Chinese banquet, with its central Lazy Susan slowly revolving your way, a huge steel wok, alive with the breath of fire, circular bamboo steaming baskets piled high, shielding delicate morsels from heat and the lusting eye, stone mortars, perfectly rounded through time, gaudy enamel ware prepping plates and deep blue porcelain bowls filled with pickled or salted delicacies, round fire pits and circular baskets of peaches, Tang dynasty wooden carvings and yin yang signs, brass metal plaques on doors and circular discs of tea. 24 more words

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