China : Dali in Yunnan, dominated by Bai Minority People!

The Name of Dali/大理 Dali/大理 is a famous city to visit in Yunnan. The name of Dali is coming from a local regime in history called Kingdom Dali, meaning a state of great order. Many of the buildings of the city were build of marble /Dali Stone that is why it is also called a …

China Yunnan : Lufeng/禄丰 Dinosaur Valley 世界恐龙谷

Lufeng/禄丰 is located west of Yunnan, about 1.5 hours drive from Kunming, the capital. It is known as “Hometown of Dinosaurs”.  Dinosaur Valley in Lufeng Yunnan has the largest collection of dinosaurs in China or even the world! Some tall pillars before entering the Dinosaur Valley. The pillars were inscripted with different kind of dinosaurs. …

China : Finding Romance in Lijiang Yunnan/艳遇丽江

After visiting Dali, the next stop is Lijiang. It is about 500 km northwest of the capital city Kunming. If you go by air, it takes about an hour. Old Town of Lijiang/ 丽江古城 – place to find romance Old Town of Lijiang/ 丽江古城 also known as Dayan/大研, is a Unesco World Heritage Site.  People …

China Yunnan : Kunming – The Stone Forest/石林 and Jiuxiang /九乡

If you refer to the map, Yunnan is borders with Vietnam, Burma and Laos.  The Yunnan province is not only famous for it amazing scenery and mountains but also its minorities groups.  It has about 25 ethnic minority groups, almost half of China minority groups (56) in Yunnan.  The biggest population is Yi people and …