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Posts Tagged "Ethnic minorities"

Naxi: the all singing, all dancing, nature loving people of China

Luckyily for us, we happened to arrive in Lijiang during the Naxi celebrations to their God of Water – Shu. Every year in January they hold ceremonies to worship nature, as they believe strongly in the value of water as the source of life; keeping their local river systems clean, living in harmony nearby water […]


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Easing in to the mountains of rural China

As we crossed the Vietnamese border in to China, it didn’t take long for things to feel significantly different. With only 30 days stamped in our passport, we decided that focusing on one province alone was going to be easier; after all China is a gigantic dragon of a nation and we didn’t have the […]


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The many faces of Sa Pa – Vietnam’s Northern Frontier

For our last destination in Vietnam we continued to head North, stopping close to the border of China in a village called Sa Pa. After leaving the hustle of Hanoi and travelling 14 hours on an overnight bus – air conditioned to a temperature suitable for keeping ice cream – we arrived a little dishevelled […]


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