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Diet of Naxi People The Naxi, like most people in evevy moderately developed countries today, enjoy "three square meals" per day. The main evening dish consists of rice, corn, potatoes and pork – and of course Baba, a kind of tasty and... Feb. 24, 2018
Naxi Costumes Naxi dress and adornments are usually made of leather from cattle and sheep. In the "Welcome to God Dongge" of the classical Dongba Scriptures can be found the following lines: "The snake of the universe gave birth... Feb. 11, 2018
Traditional Art and Culture of Naxi People Naxi literature is rich in form and content. Besides works by Naxi scholars and writers, there is a repository of oral folk literature. "Genesis," "The Rich Steal Oxen," "Revenge" and "Song of Elopement" are characterized... Feb. 11, 2018
History of Naxi People According to historical documents, the forefathers of the Naxi people were closely related to a tribe called "Maoniu Yi" in the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220), "Mosha Yi" in the Jin Dynasty (265-420) and "Moxie Yi" in the... Feb. 08, 2018
Paradise for honeymoon The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of a paradise. It's more than a place; it's a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind. Feb. 02, 2018
Lisus Rich Art and Culture Achi Mugua: Achi Mugua, which originated from Lancang River, means goats singing and dancing. It is a kind of self-entertained singing and dancing featured no instruments. There is a prelude at the beginning... Jan. 23, 2018
Traditional Lisus Clothes The Lisus people wear the clothes woven by themselves with no big difference in designs and ornaments among them. The only big difference is the color and on that basis the Lisus are divided into White Lisus, Black... Jan. 18, 2018
Customs and Habits of Lisus The monogamous family was the basic unit of Lisu society. Sons left their parents and supported their own families after getting married. The youngest or only son remained with the parents to take care of them... Jan. 18, 2018
Kuoshi Festival "Kuoshi Festival", also called "Heshi Festival", celebrates the Lisu new year. "Kuoshi" is Lisu language, which means "the beginning of new year" or "the new year". It is the grandest traditional festival for... Jan. 15, 2018
Traditional Diet of Lisu People Generally speaking, for the Lisus living in Nujiang River area, take corns, buchwheat, potatoes and broomcorn millet as their staple food, while for those living in the river valley may choose rice together... Jan. 12, 2018
History of Lisu Ethnic According to historical records and folk legend, the forbears of the Lisu people lived along the banks of the Jinsha River and were once ruled by "Wudeng" and "Lianglin," two powerful tribes. After the 12th century... Jan. 12, 2018
Chinese Silk Silk is one of China's contributions to the world. China is the first country to manufacture and use silk. According to the legend, Lei Zu, wife of the Yellow Emperor, taught the ancient Chinese people the technique of sericulture. Jan. 08, 2018
Puzhehei Puzhehei is a word from Yi language means "a place abundant in fish and shrimps". It is in the southeast of Yunnan. It is a beautiful palace surround by 68 Karst Lake and more than 300 mountain peaks. Visitors like name it as "the Guilin in Yunnan". The lipid lakes countless green hills and flourishing lotus flowers and Yi villages attract people all over the world to here every year. Jan. 04, 2018
Skiing in La Plagne, France The La Plagne resort has more than 200km of well-maintained piste spread across 128 runs and accessed via 95 ski lifts. The runs include low-level tree-lined runs into Montchavin and Montalbert, as well as high, snow-sure skiing on the Bellcote Glacier. Jan. 03, 2018
Jino Holy Wooden Drums The Jinos like singing and are good at improvising poems and setting them to music. At holiday gatherings, the young dance to songs sung by elders. Jino festivals often feature singing and dancing... Dec. 27, 2017
iPhone takes top rank as Flickr's most used camera Flickr, the popular image hosting site, just shared some interesting info on the top cameras of 2017. According to its data, the iPhone ranks as the most popular camera with 54 percent of photographers using devices from Apple -- more than all the other traditional camera companies combined. Dec. 26, 2017
Dig into the chilly charms of Lake Placid in the winter Lake Placid is one of the original classic American winter getaway towns, full of snowy sporting traditions and world-class events. When the air turns crisp, locals dress up Main Street in impeccable small-town style with winter decorations and twinkling lights and cozy interiors beckoning with the warm glow of crackling fires, while epic snowy adventures await in the mountains beyond. Dec. 20, 2017
Acrobatics Acrobatics, Chinese name is zaji, za means variety, ji means art and skill. Acrobatics is the performance of extraordinary feats of balance, agility and motor coordination. Modern acrobatics mainly depends on performer’s soft body to complete a series of highly difficult movement. Dec. 19, 2017
Photo Trip Along the Ancient Silk Road After proposing “The Belt and Road Initiative” by China in 2013, China has aimed to build trade and enhance mutual friendship connecting Asia with Europe and Africa on and beyond the ancient Silk Road routes.In the nineteenth century, a new type of traveller ventured onto the Silk Roads ... Dec. 14, 2017
Dietetic Traditions of Jino Minority Jino women traditionally gathered 40 or 50 different edible wild herbs and wild fruits and men carried crossbows, bow and arrows or primitive guns with them while working, in order to capture any wild animals or... Dec. 06, 2017
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