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Tales from Zhongdian

A photo-essay by Kavi Navaratne, a talented photographer, who, in his spare time, is a project coordinator at the University of Torino, Italy. Here he weaves a story through his lens about the old and the new, the people and the earth, from Zhongdian, Yunnan Province, China.


San Yue Jie

Each year, our local town, Dali, hosts an event called 三月节 (or “San Yue Jie” which literally means “3rd full moon festival”).  Because it is based on the lunar calendar, this festival is usually held in late April or early May.  864 more words


Following two great rivers of Yunnan

Zehn’an to Biaocun via Lujiang, Liuku and Laowo

Day 1: 42.5km
We didn’t leave Huang’s house until ten to four so gave ourselves just 40km to cover. 1,409 more words


Our first impressions of China are that it couldn’t be more different to bordering Myanmar. In fact, it seems that whenever China does anything it does it bigger and better that pretty much anywhere else. 671 more words

Video of Professor Virginia Li’s (Li Zhen) Pilot Program in China

Featured in the US National Library of Medicine, Bloomberg.com, and UCLA’s Center for Health Equity, Professor Virginia C. Li’s (Li Zhen) pilot program in China seems to be working. 82 more words


#Travel #500px : Cascading rice terraces by allenfotowild by allenfotowild #photography#IFTTT

Water-filled rice terraces cascade down a steep hill in the Bada Scenic Area, Yunnan Province, China. The ancient terraces are an engineering marvel and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 7 more words