Tuesday, April 13, 2021

A must see Tea Shop in Lijiang, China

Eight Horses Tea Shop. The biggest and the oldest tea shop in Lijiang, since 1736. It located on the busy intersection at the main entry...

THE drive along Ancient Tea Horse Trail

You know how some descriptions just give you a mental image of what you think you are going towards experience? Well that was the...
Puer Festival

13th Puer Festival/International Tea Convention

13th Puer Festival and 2013 International Tea Convention If you have never experienced an international event in China, this is how it feels.  You are...

The Old Village and New Town of Dali

The Ancient Villages of Dali are home to many distinctive ethic groups. In this autonomous region Bai People have lived and created traditional folk...

Ancient writings of China’s Naxi Minority

Naxi minority writings on the wall. While touring through old town of Lijiang, we came upon a wall with various Naxi hieroglyphics. Not so odd...

San Francisco to Dali via Beijing/Kunming

We begin our journey in business class on Air China. This is an Star Alliance partner with United, the carrier we...
ryozen kannon

Buddha In The Sky

Kyoto, Ryozen Kannon -She was unveiled shortly after World War II to commemorate and honor BOTH Japanese and Foreign fallen soldiers, this site has a shrine underneath the statue, a mausoleum and memorial hall.