June 8, 2012

A Digital Nomad in Dali, China

There aren’t too many places in China that I would recommend to digital nomads, but Dali is one of them. Dali is an ancient city, but […]
April 12, 2012

Getting my Palm Read in China

93. He pencils in the only thing I can understand among the Chinese characters. He smiles and points to the man with a long grey beard […]
April 6, 2012

Photos from the Road: Shaxi’s Friday Market

Shaxi’s Friday Market was by far the most interesting of the markets we had had visited in China’s Yunnan Province. Sha Ping Market, the previous Monday, […]
April 4, 2012

Sidewalk Dentistry in China

Years ago, I remember flipping through a National Geographic magazine seeing a photograph of a person performing dentistry on a sidewalk in China. That remained in […]
April 3, 2012
Cycling along Er Hai Lake

Cycling along Er Hai Lake

One of the best day trips from Old Dali, in China’s Yunnan Province is a bike ride along the shores of the great Er Hai Lake. […]
March 28, 2012

Back Stage at Rice and Friends Cooking School in Dali, China

  Juno photographs Luxi at Rice & Friends Cooking School in Dali, China I had a really great opportunity in Dali, China to check out the […]
March 19, 2012

Passing on the Three Pagodas

What happens when the Chinese are charging 190 CYN ($30 US) to enter the Three Pagodas in Dali, China? I walk around the entire walled complex, […]
March 16, 2012

Tasting Tea in Kunming

It wouldn’t be far from the truth if I told you I’m in China’s Yunnan Province for one reason: tea. True, the scenery is a real […]
March 14, 2012

Shopping at Sha Ping

Every day of the week you can find a market in the towns around Erhai Lake in northwestern Yunnan Province. On Tuesday it’s in Shuanglang, on […]
March 10, 2012

Eating Barbecued Insects in China Video

Eating Insects in Yunnan China from Bohemian Traveler. Not too much to add to this one. I’m going to let the video speak for itself. All […]
February 27, 2012

Photos from the Road: Rice Terraces of Yunnan China

From the edge of Xinjie I walked into the countryside. Xinjie is perched on the mountain like a medieval Italian hill town. But we are in […]
February 13, 2012

Photos from the Road: Zhu Family Garden

The Zhu Family Gardens is a huge Qing-era (1644-1911) complex of ancestral building, family homes, courtyards, ponds and gardens. You can amble from courtyard to courtyard […]