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Top 5 Things to Do around Dali and Lijiang

Yunnan Province—which literally means “South of the Clouds” due to its location just south of the Tibetan Plateau—is home to verdant low-lying valleys, spectacular white-capped mountains, rustic towns and villages, and a lively mix of...
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Chinese door in Hutong alley

Shangri-La Family Style

WildChina featured blogger Chelin Miller catches us up on her recent trip to Yunnan: The Millers (mum, dad and three daughters) spent a week in Yunnan’s Shangri-La, on a relaxing tour of the ‘Kingdom South...
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Shaxi: A small patch of paradise in Yunnan

Teeming with geographical, ethnic and biological diversity – plus some of the best food in China – Yunnan has always been one of our most popular destinations. The charming small towns of Lijiang, Dali, Jinghong and...
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Experiencing the Power of Lijiang & Zhongdian

Our first stop was in Lijiang's lovely Old Town, which was restored after a devastating 1996 earthquake. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lijiang is considered the "Venice of the East" as it features cobblestone alleyways,...
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