Bill and Hal's excellent adventure--Yunnan Province

Yunnan Province is known as China’s most beautiful province, with landscapes that are dramatic and widely various. The snow capped Himalayas contrast with deep gorges carved out by rivers so fast and deep as to be unnavigable, along with placid lakes and acres of terraced rice fields.

The inhabitants of Yunnan are also varied—fully half of the officially recognized ethnic groups of China make their homes in this warm Southern Province, as well as half of all of China’s plant and animal species.
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Seeing all the different traditional homes and native dress, while meeting many beautiful, friendly people made a memorable “side trip” during Bill and Hal’s buying trip in the fall of 2006. It was Bill’s first trip to China and he took some amazing photos, only some of which you find here.
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