Girl praying at an ancient temple

The Ancient Tea Trees of Southern Yunnan

Deep in the heart of Southern Yunnan there exist tea trees unlike any other on Earth. The jungles of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture and the districts of Simao and Lincang are home to the oldest...
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Fisherman in YangShuo

WildChina Twitter Live Q+A, Question 3: Exploring Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan Province

Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, a region in the southern part of China’s Yunnan province, is known for its intriguing combination of Dai and other minority culture, incredible biodiversity, delicious cuisine that combines Chinese and Thai...
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Catholic Church of Dali Landscape by Frank Shan

Yunnan: Observing Life in Dali

I made my way up to the northwest part of Yunnan province, to Dali, hometown of WildChina's founder, Mei. Dali is well-known for its distinctive Three Pagodas and the Old Town, characterized by cobblestone streets,...
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Yunnan: Hiking in Xishuangbanna

Located in the far south of the province, near China's border with Myanmar and Laos, Xishuangbanna is an autonomous prefecture known for its tropical weather, rain forests and ethnic minorities. It's a lush area that...
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