Baisha Village (白沙), Yunnan Province China

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A trip to this small village might be your best day trip from Lijiang and visit Naxi’s ethnic minority place and meet the most admired Dr. Ho!

A trip to this small village might be your best day trip from Lijiang. The village is inhabited by Naxi minority, which comes from Tibetian tribes and are socially characterized by stron matriarchs elements. Naxi women wear blue clothes and Naxi’s written language is one of the counted modern thoses that use pictographs.

In XIII-XIV centuries Baisha was the capital of the Naxi kingdom. Today it is a hospitable place with several options for modest touristic eating and accommodation. For you, the reader, there is completely no chance to miss the most famous attraction of the place – A trip to this small village might be your best day trip from Lijiang. The village is inhabited by Naxi ethnic minority, which comes from Tibetian tribes and are socially characterized by stron matriarchs elements. Naxi women wear blue clothes and Naxi’s written language is one of the counted modern thoses that use pictographs.

In XIII-XIV centuries Baisha was the capital of the Naxi kingdom. Today it is a hospitable place with several options for modest touristic eating and accommodation. For you, the reader, there is completely no chance to miss the most famous attraction of the place – the most admired Dr Ho (or Dr He).

After having a short walk and looking at the frescoes you can continue to the nearby villages and temples if you have time, but beware of dogs :)

Link: http://www.chinatravel.com/yunnan/lijiang/attraction/baisha-village/

http://www.chinadiscover.net/china-tour/yunnanguide/yunnan-lijiang-baishavillage.htm

PS: Some of 35mm pictures were made by Rena (my girlfriend :)

written by breakphreak on 2009-05-19 #places #china #location #holga-135bc #mudan-md-1 #naxi-ethnic-minority #yunnan

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6 Comments

  1. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Another great chinese location by breakphreak!!

  2. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    welcome, welcome, my friend :)

  3. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    You should really get in contact with Lonely Planet!

  4. stouf
    stouf ·

    So nice !!! Once again... And ho ! I didn't know you were a giant ! 8DDD

  5. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    @eyecon: 'loMely planet', you say? :)

  6. domyblue
    domyblue ·

    I met Dr Ho in 2002 is a funny man :)

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