Weibaoshan Changchundong Temple

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Changchundong Temple on Weibaoshan is one of the best preserved Daoist temples in Yunnan.

Third Month Fair Archery Contest

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The archery competition is an integral part of the Dali Third Month Fair.

Horse Races at the Third Month Fair

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The horse races at the Third Month Fair, made famous in the movie Five Golden Flowers 五朵金花, are getting ever more professional.

Haidong Forest Fire

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A forrest fire burning on the eastern side of Erhai during the dry season in 2024.

Weishan Nightscape

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The old town of Weishan 巍山 at night.

Weishan Rapeseed Flower

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The flowering of rapeseed turns the fields of Weishan 巍山 a splendid yellow in late February and early March.

Murals in Haiyan's Guansheng Temple

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Haiyan is an old fishing village on Dianchi. In its long-abandoned Guangsheng Temple a few murals remain.

Kangpu Shouguo Temple

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A small, but significant Buddhist temple above the Mekong. One of the southernmost Tibetan temples in China. Pictures are from 2009.

Weishan Chongzheng Bookstore

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The Xianfeng Bookchain 先锋书店, an upmarket bookseller known for innovative architecture, has opened a store in the Ming dynasty Chongzheng Academy 崇正书院 in the centre of Weishan 巍山.

Old Bridges Across the Longjiang

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Several old bridges still span the Longjiang River in Tengchong county.

Yiluo Wenchang Temple

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Yunnan's best preserved Wenchang Temple.

Fengyi Blacksmith

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A blacksmith in Fengyi's Jiangxi village 凤仪江西村 still makes farmtools by hand. In the village once most households were blacksmiths, today only a handful remain.