Lijiang articles

Yunnan Gran Fondo: Racing Through China's...

Travel - December 9th, 2014 - Daniel Carruthers - 0 Comments

Seeing China by bike will allow you to witness a part unseen by many travelers, and the Yunnan Gran Fondo is the perfect opportunity.

The Fellowship of the Gorge: Part Two

Culture - October 16th, 2012 - Luis Landas - 3 Comments

Make sure you check out Part I of Luis' story.... We awoke to a splendid Yunnan morning. Warm waves of light fell through the clouds into the valley below, their rays glistening on every dewy surface. Despite a lack of breeze, the air was cool. After a hearty..

The Fellowship of the Gorge: Part One

Culture - October 8th, 2012 - Luis Landas - 0 Comments

I have just returned from ten days backpacking with a few buddies through Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, two of the most popular tourist destinations in China for independent, adventurous and good-looking travelers such as myself. We began our trip with a flight from..

Photos of Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan,...

Travel - June 23rd, 2012 - Miller Wey - 4 Comments

For the 2012 Qingming holiday, I did a week-long Yunnan trip, the highlight of which was without a doubt hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge. I'm glad I brought a good camera, because each bend and turn in the trail revealed another amazing shot. I found myself at times..

China is for lovers: where to go on...

Culture - February 10th, 2012 - Amber Mizerak - 0 Comments

Life is all about sharing and we here at Chinatravel want to share some good ideas with you, our loyal readers, so you can impress your loved one this Valentine's Day. Why? Because we want you to be happy and feel loved and then travel with your loved one all around..

China's Naxi Minority: Ancient Matriarchs...

Culture - July 19th, 2011 - Sascha Matuszak - 1 Comments

Known in China for their practice of "walking marriages," the Naxi minority have made an indelible imprint on Lijiang even as development pushes them out.

Epic Yunnan Torch Festival tour: Fire,...

Culture - July 7th, 2011 - Sascha Matuszak - 0 Comments


Technicolor Yunnan with Kenny Teo

Culture - July 6th, 2011 - Kenny Teo - 11 Comments

Meet Kenny Teo, a self-taught Singaporean photographer whose love of the art lies with the early morning light, landscapes and a passion for travel. We came across Kenny's zoompict Flickr photostream and loved the vibrant colors and compositions. Here he shares his..

Three Gorges Dam: The struggle for China's...

Culture - May 24th, 2011 - Sascha Matuszak - 1 Comments

The fact that the Three Gorges Dam across the Yangtze River does at least as much harm as good is old news. In fact, most of the opposing voices—environmentalists, social activists, historians and tourism officials—basically lapsed into grumbling as the years went on..

China Travel Photo of the Day: Showers...

Culture - March 3rd, 2011 - China Travel - 0 Comments

Rooftops glisten as misty rain falls over the graceful curves and slate of Lijiang Old Town in this picture by Lijiang has just become a sister-city with California's Malibu—news to the Malibu City Council who hadn't yet voted to confirm the possibility of sister-city..

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