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MIAO SHAMAN IN SHIGU  
   

MIAO SHAMAN IN SHIGU

CHINA...FACES of YUNNAN

September 14th 2012
CHINA...FACES of YUNNAN. I was brought up with Dr Who and Monty Python...had an otherwise mis-spent youth...comics and snooker halls...so when I read in Lonely Planet's China...that John Cleese had visited a mythical doctor in the mountains of Yunnan...I took notice. His name was Dr Ho...from Baisha...once capital of the Naxi until defeated by Kublai Khan...now an ancient village just north ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan » Shigu (Stone Drum Town)

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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18th September 2012

Yunnan is my favourite province of china- reading your account makes me want to return...

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