Lijiang (丽江) is the historic capital of the Naxi people. Left almost derelict following a major earthquake in 1996, the past 10 years have seen the town restored, cleaned and polished up by the Cultural Tourism Agency.
We flew from Kunming to Lijiang early yesterday morning. We are staying in the old town and it is very VERY old. It reminds me of a mixture of France and Mexico- cobblestone streets and dirty houses. Its very interesting to look at though. I have pictures, but Alex is on the EeePC now- I'm using ...
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