The city of Shiqu I mentioned several times in previous posts, but I have to write a little bit more about this hypnotic end of the world, because it is my favorite place of all I have visited in Western Sichuan. Not the city itself actually, because it has changed beyond recognition in eight years since my last visit, but […]
The city of Dege, located right on the border with the Tibet Province in the historic part of Tibet Kham, has grown like other cities in the region over the course of a few years. In addition to the traditional houses built of timber, for which Dege is known, the city has acquired typical multi-story blocks and spilled over a […]
Pictures below actually are from one and half year ago when Coronavirus started spreading across China. We would spend every morning browsing our phones checking the number of new cases while drinking coffee and having sandwiches for breakfast. We live in China so our trip in Vietnam was, what we didn’t know then, our last trip abroad for a long […]
When I picture a beautiful view in my mind it is some amazing valley or mountain range stretching for miles and I know it’s somewhere around 4 thousand meters above sea level. So the most spectacular views are associated for me with high altitudes but it is not exactly accurate. I learned it after having a motorbike trip in […]
Entire Hong Kong is just skyscrapers and high rise living estates right? Wrong. Of course HK is one of the richest and most expensive regions in the world but as befits a city which has grown in accordance to capitalistic model, the gap between the rich and poor is present. A few words of introduction. It’s quite clear to most […]
Every year in the early Spring people from all over China visit Luoping county to see with their own eyes stunning views created by blooming canola flowers. And there’s much to see as Qujing prefecture where Luoping is situated has the biggest concentrated area in the world dedicated to cultivate rapeseed alone. I can’t say for sure whether it’s true […]
Rice terraces in Yuanyang are famous scenic spot in Yunnan province. Thousands of hills which, within ages, were carved into fields earned right to be on UNESCO list. And truly exploring the whole region rewards in breathtaking views. Now it’s perfect time to visit as every cell is filled with water what creates fantastic light reflections especially spectacular during sunsets […]
Welcome to Nuodeng. Former base of long time shut down salt mine, called also one thousand year old village. A unique place for it’s original and traditional architecture boasting with long history (probably longer than mere 1000 years). Magical and peaceful.