Group dancing for exercise is common all over China
This statue reflecting the old ways is called carrying water
A Sani woman in traditional dress. The Sani are a branch of the Yi people, one of hte ethic groups in China
A group of seniors meet several times a week to sing. They are very good indeed.
What a beautiful setting for singing with friends
I think he is winning.
Looks like an intense game
Many seniors come to the park
I guess business is not good today.
On the streets of Yunnanyi
Craftswoman at work
A man who, as a young man, assisted the Flying Tigers during WWII
On the streets of Dali
A bit of a skirmism
The market in Shacun, a Bai village. The Bai people hold the color white in high esteem and call themselves "Baipzix". Baip people literally means 'white people' in Chinese. Most are Buddhists.
Making some traditional Bai food.
Our hostess for a home-hosted lunch
Our local guide explaining some of the Bai tradtions.
A musician playing a traditional Bai instrument at the hotel. Notice her mostly white clothes
A game of paddle catch. The ball is just to the right of the woman.
The ball is just about in the center on it way to the man
a resident of Dong Lian Hua
A young woman of the village selling wares for the tourists
Weishan village shop
Weishan village shopkeeper
Weishan village shopkeeper family
weishan village child with mom
weishan village residents playing mah jongg
You can have your fortune told here for a small fee
At work on some beautiful traditional embroidery
A Nxi man on his porch in Yuhu village.
Naxi women in traditional dress
One of the Naxi women
The market in Lijiang
In the market. The women are traditinal ddress.
Woman resting in the market
A shopkeeper in the market in Lijiang
Selecting produce in Lijiang
In Lijiang market