When I picture a beautiful view in my mind it is some amazing valley or mountain range stretching for miles and I know it’s somewhere around 4 thousand meters above sea level. So the most spectacular views are associated for me with high altitudes but it is not exactly accurate. I learned it after having a motorbike trip in […]
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 […]
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 for themselves. Northern part of Yunnan, Baizu minority and Shaxi area, wonderful to watch and photograph. If you like this post […]
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 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 […]
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.
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 can take a deep breath and rest away from cities’ fast pace of life and instantly growing buildings. Small towns which seem to develop much slower than […]