Tag: Yunnan

Voluntourism / Student Photo Gallery – Dali, China
[ 1 ] February 3, 2013 |

Voluntourism / Student Photo Gallery – Dali, China

Below is a collection of photos from the Muskoka Foundation Photography Workshop we recently taught in the city of Dali in China’s western Yunnan province.  All photos were taken by the students and the ones included below were chosen by these students as the best photos from the class. If you are interested in reading more […]

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Voluntourism / Photography Workshop – Dali, China­
[ 0 ] February 3, 2013 |

Voluntourism / Photography Workshop – Dali, China­

It always amazes me how the smallest gestures somehow end up yielding the most profound impact. Dali was one of those experiences for us. It all started several months ago. Alison and I received an email from Daniel Anggara from the Muskoka Foundation. Following the mantra, “doing good as you go”, Muskoka focuses on connecting […]

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Shangri-La (Zhongdian), Yunnan, China
[ 0 ] September 22, 2012 |

Shangri-La (Zhongdian), Yunnan, China

In the very northwestern tip of the Yunnan province, bordering Tibet is Shangri-La or Zhongdian, Yunnan, China. This area is primarily a Tibetan county. With very strict regulations and rules to enter Tibet, this was as close as we were getting. Shangri-La is located at an altitude of 3,200 meters and the climate is much […]

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Lijiang, Yunnan, China
[ 0 ] September 22, 2012 |

Lijiang, Yunnan, China

Sometimes a place deserves a second chance to win you over, certainly a country as large as China deserves a segmented review. Overall my first impressions were pretty hasty and harsh, but with a second look I realized China offers much more than meets the eye. From a tourist perspective, China doesn’t need you. This […]

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Dali, Yunnan, China (Photos)
[ 0 ] August 10, 2012 |

Dali, Yunnan, China (Photos)

Photos of our time in Dali, Yunnan, China.  Enjoy!

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