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Streets of Dali

A late night walk around Yunnan’s Dali. Pictures of the some the craftspeople who populate the town. Continue reading

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A Ride Around Erhai Lake, Dali

I rented a bike one afternoon while I was staying in Dali, and decided to try to ride the length of the large lake which runs to the north of the city.  It was an amazing day, clear and beautiful … Continue reading

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The Cangshan Mountains

My attempt to climb the Malong Peak in Dali’s Cangshan Mountain range. Chinese Tourism 1, Spademan 0. Continue reading

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The Southern Tour: Train to Dali

There is nothing quite like a journey through China by train. You can’t really say you’ve seen it all until you have taken at least one extended ride on a train. Pictures from my ride between Kunming and Dali. Continue reading

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Back From the South

After two weeks of exploration in China’s far southern Yunnan province, I am finally back in Beijing.  It’s already quite late, and I have a whole mess of stuff to do tomorrow, but here is just a (small) sample of … Continue reading

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