Sunday, May 08, 2005

Some scenes from the Salween (Nujiang) in Yunnan


nu river2, originally uploaded by mutikonka1.

These are taken by photographer Shen Che from the book Life Among the Minority Nationalities of Northwest Yunnan.



nu path
Path cut into the wall of the sheer-sided canyon

nujiang
A curve in the river surrounding Biluo Shan.

nu village
The village of Qingnatong.

nu stamp
Mortar and pestles grind corn at harvest time.

nu house
Corn is the staple food of the Nu people.

nu river3
A village on the upper Nujiang



2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Herre it is 2008 and I am delighted to find your site. This is breathtaking. I have a new Chinese friend from Kashi (Kashgar) and will show him this.
He is a grad student at Louisiana State University.

Michael said...

Thanks - it's a beautiful area and I have some of my own pics of the Nujiang now on this blog.

Michael