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Travel Photo - Lijiang China

Lijiang on a cloudy day

A guide to Lijiang: What to do and where to stay.

From the pass I began the biggest descent of the trip, and therefore the most fun! 1,100 meters (3,610 feet) of nonstop downhill. The Chinese cyclists and I ...

We descend again on to a plateau with another really interesting village where the houses blend in to the colours of the prairie. Yak are wandering the ...

"The city in water,with the city in the water is the biggest characteristic of lijiang. Located in northwest yunnan naxi counties of lijiang,is the naxi ...

square near the south gate of Lijiang

The plume of smoke is white at first, but as the day progresses it gathers among its billowing folds such delicate hues of permanent rose, lemon yellow, ...

After meandering through Shuhe for the afternoon, with both a cultural performance and horse ride under our belts, we happened upon our best Lijiang ...

Heaven's Gate, China

Impression Lijiang is a cultural show which demonstrated the traditions and lifestyle of local Naxi, Yi and Bai ethnics of the area. At the carpark where we ...

It took us one hour to get to Baisha Village but it wasn't tiring at all cause we get THIS FREAKING BREATHTAKING VIEW

Inland China - Lijiang I would love to travel down this road haha

The old town of Lijiang has a ancient network of streams and canals. It is said that this network was built in such a way that water can ...

Ban do du lich Le Giang

Two-Week Yunnan Itinerary Lijiang

cafe scene in Lijiang

Sutra Collection Pavilion

Somehow bus stations do not inspire confidence in the trip ahead. The only way to make certain you are on the right bus, if you don't speak Chinese, ...

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Lijiang

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you can write your dreams or wishes on those wooden plates.when the wind blows through,there are beautiful sounds.your dreams will come true.it is a native ...

you can write your dreams or wishes on those wooden plates.when the wind blows through,there are beautiful sounds.your dreams will come true.it is a native ...

Streets of 丽江古城

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We reach Middle Leaping Gorge where we stop for lunch at an International Hostel and a Frenchman talks to us about trekking around these parts and his ...

LIJIANG TO CHENGDU 19/04/15

Lijiang, always a hot tourist destination, most people come here just to enjoy the leisure time, sunshine and the nightlife. Also the natural sceneries are ...

A map I made of the entire cycling route from Shangri-La to Lijiang

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Lijiang old town, Yunnan / China (by Linda de.

Tiger Leaping Gorge

Our journey began in Lijiang, which as it turns out, is extremely popular with domestic tourists. Lijiang is split up into three parts – Lijiang City, ...

Driving Yosemite

We made an early morning walk through the old centre of Lijiang (麗江) before the hectic tourist entertainment got ...

The new Route 3 in northern Lao

Add it to the bucket list! Xiaoqikong Waterfall - Libo Guizhou, China (by Simon Long)

I love the natural scene much more,here's some pictures I took on the roadside,hope you have a good trip

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U can say that the women are the breadwinners... and they lead very tough lives. The Naxi people are believers of Dongba reiligion.

Sigh I want to go back to Lijiang

... place to enjoy the local life and the local food: Cross Bridge Noodles and Steam Pot Chicken. The first wonder- Stone Forest and Dongchuan Red Land are ...

Typical sight of Lijiang old town. Flowing stream with weeping willows

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Our first night in town was spent at The Bruce Chalet, outside of Shuhe proper and adjacent to the surrounding farmland. I don't have glowing reviews about ...

Cycling out of Lijiang.

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Baoshan Valley (foreground) and Yangtze Valley (background)

Shangrila/ Shangri-la/ Zhongdian, Yunnan, China.

If you a devout pilgrim, Shangri-la will attract you more with its featured temples, what's more, you can visit Tibet nearby.

Mid-way through the village, there is a street lined with restaurants and full of fruit vendors. Most of the restaurants appeared to turn into clubs by ...

Their crops meander down the slopes in terraces and form quite a picture with the differing colours of wheat and rice harvests. We stop often for photo ...

Hwy 213 is a muddy mess, note the truck driver is on the wrong side of the road, this is common in China. We did get ...

Shangrila/ Shangri-la/ Zhongdian, Yunnan, China.

The sound where the rock splits the water is said to sound like a bellowing tiger

Goddess Mountain sits between Yongning Valley and Lugu Lake

Unfortunately it was not all villages and open skies. This is still China, which means huge, ugly, soulless cities. Korla was one such city, where we stayed ...

The new road is the one we followed on the red line. You can also see the old dirt road in the bottom half of the picture, the one with a lot ...

The town of Lijiang from Lion Hill

At the foot of the mountain lies a lake once sacred to the Naxi people. Lijiang still is the home of many Naxi people, a minority group in China.

Old and new collide in Lijiang. Naxi herbalist Dr. Ho sees a patient in Baisha. (James Whitlow Delano)

The bus got back onto the same route to get back to Lijiang. Think its the fastest and safest route back to Lijiang... maybe.

Just When You Think You Know China--Kunming and Lijiang

a Chinese-style fire truck for pedestrian streets in Lijiang

Riding along the ridgeline

In some places finding the feeling of going off the beaten path basically just means not riding on the major highway. In other places you have to work for ...

Audi Q5s...yeah!

credit: blake snow

I got invited to go with Anne and Amy back to Amy's house, which was right on the river and surrounded ...

Genevieve and Sebastian were excited to be out front, leading the way:

It gets you out of your routine, it shows you a different way of life, the jet lag puts you in a creative fog.

And here is our cute van just chillin'.

Jade dragon snowy mountain near Lijiang

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Two-Week Yunnan Itinerary - Lijiang Old Town

We arrive in Thailand...wat's up?

view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and the newer town of Lijiang from Wangu Pavilion

#25daysinChina, or solo-traveller adventures in the country that surprised me.

The most famous mountain hole in world. Do you want to see this one? Visit Lijiang, Yunnan and admire this beauty of nature. Photo credit: Shutterstock

... Looking at where I was coming from ...

Rolling past all the wealth, the northern end of what the Don Draper character once called “the Cash Belt,” all I could think of were prep school feeder ...

Kyle's meetings finished, we bade farewell to Kunming and boarded a short flight to Lijiang. We had arranged to stay at the Bivou, a boutique hotel in the ...

Pantao Road is a Main Artery

Which we are pleased to report as we had written earlier about the poor health of dogs in another region. On day 8 of the ride we came across several ...

We made gradual climbs and drops over two mountain passes, both over 10,500 feet, and then we started dropping in altitude. Here are some scenes along the ...

Front Royale, Virginia

Kyle's meetings finished, we bade farewell to Kunming and boarded a short flight to Lijiang. We had arranged to stay at the Bivou, a boutique hotel in the ...

On the Insperation Terrace over dinner and a beer I meet Ben and Cara, they are on a massive four month trip and they are delightful.

... they had restored the resort and if she hadn't brought us down the road to the grounds keepers house, we would have never seen any sign of the ...

The Pavilion was fairly new—it had been built in 1997 (the year Lijiang Old Town had been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site).

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Bridge over the Lijiang River, Yangshuo

... town in a small county of 130,000 people, but the one grocery store is big and offers a broad range of items for sale…clothes, perfume, dishes, you ...

Sorry, but I can't help myself. These photos are all taken on a single day in the Himalayas. As we drove from Lhasa in Tibet to Lijiang in China.

It's a really fast road, and we're going really fast. Too fast. I come up behind a big 4×4 on a long sweeping left hand bend and I can see right round ...

... That moment when you realize you have a full 24 hours less than you thought you

viewing Chinese paintings in black and white framed on route.