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Tracing China’s ancient Tea-Horse Road

3 min readPublished Oct 26, 2011

From the steamy, subtropical lowlands of Xishuangbanna (“shee-shwang-bah-na”), to the crisp highlands of the Tibetan plateau, China’s Yunnan province has…

Tracing China’s ancient Tea-Horse Road
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The Dai water-splashing festival: where China meets Southeast Asia

3 min readPublished Mar 21, 2011

Walk through Jinghong, the capital of the Xishuangbanna region in the far southwest of China, in the middle of April and you’re likely to get wet, very…

The Dai water-splashing festival: where China meets Southeast Asia