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Collectivity strong in the nation

Especially when we talk about countryside and when there’s need for a whole village manpower to unite in one cause. I was lucky enough to witness such event in one of Yunnan Bai minority villages last year. Having hidden from rain, I noticed gathering of people at one of the courtyards. At closer glimpse I realised that villagers were striving […]

Harvest time

Watch beautiful Chinese countryside during harvest. All work I saw people were doing only by hand without machines. I like to think this way they pay tribute to the nature: not wasting, not growing too much, only what’s necessary. Northern part of Yunnan, Baizu minority and Shaxi area, wonderful to watch and photograph. If you like this post press follow […]

Canola fields in Yunnan’s Luoping

Every year in the early Spring people from all over China visit Luoping county to see with their own eyes stunning views created by blooming canola flowers. And there’s much to see as Qujing prefecture where Luoping is situated has the biggest concentrated area in the world dedicated to cultivate rapeseed alone. I can’t say for sure whether it’s true […]

Rice terraces in Yuanyang

Rice terraces in Yuanyang are famous scenic spot in Yunnan province. Thousands of hills which, within ages, were carved into fields earned right to be on UNESCO list. And truly exploring the whole region rewards in breathtaking views. Now it’s perfect time to visit as every cell is filled with water what creates fantastic light reflections especially spectacular during sunsets […]

Villagem of Yunnan

Welcome to Nuodeng. Former base of long time shut down salt mine, called also one thousand year old village. A unique place for it’s original and traditional architecture boasting with long history (probably longer than mere 1000 years). Magical and peaceful.

Rural China in Dali town

China is obviously experiencing rapid development and rise of economical wealth of its citizens which is easy to observe in big cities. Luckily the Middle Kingdom is still abundant in places where one take a deep breath and rest away from city’s fast pace of life and instantly growing buildings. Places like this are definitely small towns which seem to […]