two people, bicycle, togetherness, headwear, hat, happiness, friendship, senior adult, leisure activity, cycling, outdoors, senior women, holding, riding, vacations, rural scene, adult, summer, smiling, people, motion, tree, cycling helmet, cowboy hat, adults only, day
$ 20
Download preview
Free curation services. Just get in touch!
Free curation services. Just get in touch!
Dai Girl Cyclists in Xishuangbanna. White projects purity, cleanliness, and neutrality. 'Six hours after we left Simao, the muddy Lancangjiang river appeared like a shadow at a lighted window. Another couple of bends and the curtains were flung wide open: Jinghong, the bare lady, lay there on her bed of green'. That's pretty much how I introduce the reader to Xishuangbanna, in Nomadic Gatherings. This area in the deep south of Yunan province, bordering Burma and Laos, is inhabited by a dozen of the minority tribes; namely the Dai, Han, Hanni, Bulang, Lagu, Wa, Yao, Jinuo, Zhuang, Yi, Hui, and Miao. Affected by the monsoon from the Indian Ocean, the region has a climate of high temperature and high rainfall and is mild throughout the year. There are no season distinctions; only wet and dry. The rich forest is said to be roamed by herds of wild elephants, buffaloes, rhinoceroses, tigers, and gibbons. I only had time for a stroll to Chuan Huan Park and the surrounding Dai minority villages. Chickens and pigs roamed freely around the bamboo fenced territories of the raised wooden cottages. The Dai are a colourful and friendly people and the region is celebrated for its annual water-splashing festival in April. I had a tourist meal of shredded pork, fried bananas, and sauteed rice at one of the minority guest house restaurants all for 7 Yuan (60p); and that included the Pi Jiu (beer). http://pics.travelnotes.org/ authentic bicycle Calm china cycling CyclingUnites cyclists Dai Minorities Enjoy the New Normal fresh hats Jinghong Local Michel Guntern people real people serene togetherness Travel Travel Photography travel photos travel pics tropical Snap a Stranger white in Jinghong, China
Michel has visited 120 countries, 220 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 100 World Heritage Cities. ✈ http://TravelNotes.orghttp://tnot.es/Prints