We had a day trip to Baisha from Shuhe. It's only a short taxi drive away but you do feel as if you're beginning to move away from the theme park-iness of Lijiang and Shuhe old towns (they are not theme parks, but they are pretty full on tourist traps). Which is not to say … Continue reading Baisha


This is a picture of me - just to prove I was actually there. There, in this case, being the old town of Lijiang. In the background is the 18,000'+ Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which dominates many of the local views. We stopped in the old town. It's been here for 800 years but was … Continue reading Lijiang