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Tiger Leaping,Holy Sh*t, look where we  

Tiger Leaping,Holy Sh*t, look where we

We are the Naxi people, are you one of the Naxi people? - Lijiang & Tiger Leaping Gorge

June 2nd 2006
The journey to reach Lijiang, home of the Naxi Kingdom, a normadic Tibetan tribe (sounds like something from Lord of the Rings) was an ordeal, our overnight sleeper train pulled in at 5am. We're tired and we still have an 11 hour bus journey ahead of us. As we leave the station there is a cresendo of chants of "Lijiang, Lijiang", I make the cardinal error of nodding to one woman, before I know it ... read more
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