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100 years old teahouse

On the final leg of our journey before heading home to Singapore, we stopped by Chengdu for 2 days. One popular tourist attraction is JinLi 锦里, where the area is built with olden time architecture much like Wuzhen 乌镇. However, Jinli is better managed and more interesting. There are plenty of shops selling handicraft, souvenirs, snacks and what not. A great…

Normadic lifestyle

One important Tibetan livelihood were the yaks 毛牛 which provided leather, meat and milk. The yaks were critical to the survival in the harsh environment, where normal vegetables can’t grow. 30 years ago, vegetables were rare commodities in the high plateau, until roads and transportation made access to the big cities like Chengdu possible. Now the people can get…

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