Destination Blog – Yunnan

  • The "Woodmaker Street" of Dali
    In the streets of Dali it's never getting boring. There is a lot to see and explore. In the Wen Xian Lu Road also...
  • Dali Day Trip – Remote Yunnan Countryside near Weishan
    On this day trip we wanted to explore the deep countryside of Weishan. While we rode numerous times to Weishan and further south, we...
  • Second-Hand Market in Xiaguan
    Every Sunday in Xiaguan (下关), as well called the New Town of Dali, a popular second hand market takes place. Popular, because farmers and...
  • Discovery of the upper Mekong valley near Deqin
     The upper Mekong stretches from airy heights of the Tibetan high plateau in west China through bizarre cliff and gorge landscapes into the north...
  • Tibetan Homestay in Yunnan
     The journey starting from Dali in Yunnan towards the north of the region turns out to be quite convenient by now. The roads are...
  • Markets in Dali
    Despite the numerous possibilities of getting cheap and diverse food in the streets of Dali, some may miss the own kitchen or the act...
  • Temples in the Old Town of Dali
    If the question arises where to find a quiet haven within this already quite calm city of Dali, two temples inside the Old Town...
  • Tibetmoto is celebrating Tibetan New Year "Losar"
     As we do every year, we spent the Tibetan New Year in “our” Tibetan village of Jiabe.Jiabe is located in the northernmost part of...
  • Dali, Yunnan (大理)
    Dali is nicely encircled by mountain ranges on the south, west, and east. The Erhai Lake sits majestically in the center. To the west...
  • Kunming, Yunnan (昆明)
    Located on the 2,000-meter high East-Yunnan-Plateau which almost brings mild temperatures throughout the whole year, Kunming is also known as the “City of Eternal...
  • Shaxi, Yunnan (沙溪)
    Shaxi awaits you!Shaxi (沙溪), located half-way between Dali and Lijiang, was an important trading point at the Tea Horse Road. The Tibetans came here...

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