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On the Tea Horse Road

Kristen, Participant

Greetings from Tiger Leaping Gorge! While we have some interesting Yaks in store for you that will sum up our time in Nanyao village, we wanted to update you on our whereabouts and share some beautiful scenery with you! This afternoon we arrived in......Read More


Spring Festival

Clara, Participant

Shortly after arriving in Nanyao village, in the hills above Lijiang, our group decided to interview two of the Naxi (the ethnic minority group of people who lives in this village) elders. We asked them questions about the village itself and the......Read More


A group photo from Lijiang

Jody, Dragons Admin

Today the group is exploring the “Old Town” of Lijiang, about an hour away from Nanyao Village. Lijiang is a center of Naxi culture, a UNESCO World Heritage site full of beautiful old homes and cobblestone lanes, at the foot of the Jade......Read More


Photos from Nanyao

Jody, Dragons Admin

Wishing Everyone a Happy Year of the Earth Dog! Photos from the group, currently in Nanyao, Lashihai, Yunnan (with a photo or two from the journey from Kunming to Nanyao thrown in)…  ...Read More