Monday, June 30, 2014

The Yi

Yi Village
The Yi tribe numbers near 8 million in total and speaks 6 dialects which belong to the Tibetan-Myanmese Language Group.  This ancient group of people were related to the Do and Qiang people of west China.  The Yi culture is steeped in a rich history including the practice of patriarchy, slavery and feudalism.   Yunnan Province is home to over 3 million Yi.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Yunnan Province, China

Yuanyang - Largest Rice Field in China

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Yunnan Province, China

Rice Fields, Yuanyang

Friday, June 27, 2014

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Yunnan Province, China

Wind Blown Willows

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Yunnan Province, China

Naxi Village
Yunnan is a province located in the southwest part of the People's Republic of China.  It neighbors Myanmar and Laos.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Lijiang, China

Naxi People Writing

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Lijiang, China

Pig at the Barn

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Lijiang, China

They Practice Old Transportation

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Lijiang, China

I Made them Smile
Naxi (also spelled Nakhi
"Na" means senior and honored and "Xi" means people 

Friday, June 13, 2014

Lijiang, China

Streets Old Town

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Lijiang, China

Lijiang city from my Window

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Lijiang, China

Writing on a Wall

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Lijiang, China

Poor Man's Entrance

Monday, June 9, 2014

Lijiang, China

Cobble Stone Streets

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Lijiang, China

Weaving Fabric

Friday, June 6, 2014

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Lijiang, China

Cobble Stone Narrow Street

Monday, June 2, 2014

Hey Wait for Me