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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 for themselves. Northern part of Yunnan, Baizu minority and Shaxi area, wonderful to watch and photograph. If you like this post […]

Last out Winter

Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province is situated in subtropical highland area providing quite mild climate. For this reason it’s called The Spring City. However Winters with temperature sometimes oscillating around 0°C can be rough. Doesn’t sound too cold but with uninsulated houses lacking central heating, with untight windows indoor temperature can be as low as 5°C. It applies especially […]

A bit of rural Dali

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 […]