Working for a travel company, people often ask me where they should visit in China. While it always depends on the season and the situation, right now I’ve got a clear favorite: Tibet. Normally, May – September is peak tourist season in Tibet, yet this year travel to this region has diminished considerably, due to […]
My month of travel came to close with two more stops in northern Yunnan province: Lijiang and Zhongdian. Traveling with two French-speaking families, I had many “lost in translation” moments (bonjour, ça va and merci can only get you so far). Fortunately, feeling the power of the local people, their surroundings and their spirituality was […]
WildChina’s t-shirts arrived at Sichuan’s Mupi Tibetan Village last week. The village is located at, Pingwu county, one of the hardest hit counties from the Sichuan earthquake.
<From Philip on May 17th> Today we didn’t go to the disaster-hit areas as we usually did. We took part in a press conference. I got some information released by the official channel. There are also some touching stories by Melissa and Andrea at http://www.npr.org/blogs/chengdu/2008/05/we_found_fu_guanyu_and.html#more Number of rescue team from military: 140,000 (PLA and armed […]
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