Yunnan Eats: Cheese, Cured Pork and Fresh Vegetables

On the road, we randomly stopped for lunch. The driver calls me into the kitchen, there we ordered, without a menu but rather from what they have in the kitchen, apparently fresh from the fields. He tries to explain the unfamiliar items while I struggle to decipher what he is telling me. But all is … Continue reading Yunnan Eats: Cheese, Cured Pork and Fresh Vegetables


There’s more to Lijiang…

And this is perhaps THE reason to go. It was ours. Staged outdoors beneath the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain at an incredible elevation of 3,100 meters, Impression Lijiang managed to keep us in awe all throughout its performance. A cultural show two years in the making, it is the second of nine series of highly … Continue reading There’s more to Lijiang…


Nestled at the foot of the Jade Dragon Mountain, Lijiang is blessed with gorgeous natural surroundings. Infused with cultural flavors owing to the profound ethnic heritage of the region, which consequently has lured both the domestic and foreign tourist for perhaps a decade now. A UNESCO World Heritage Site with Dayan Old Town being the … Continue reading Lijiang

On the Cangshan

Credits:  Quick page created by elseepe (Creative Team Member for using the “You Are Awesome” collaborative kit created for’s birthday bloghop 2010 by the designers at Rising above the city of Dali, standing east to Erhai Lake and facing west to the Black Hui River is the Cangshan Mountain. It has 19 peaks with the … Continue reading On the Cangshan