The cobbled streets and traditional
buildings of old Lijiang are charming at any time of the day.
But by night, once all the souvenir hawkers and stores blaring
music have closed and all the tourists are fast asleep, one can
almost imagine what this place was like before it became 'Disneyfied.'
These pictures were all taken within the space
of one hour on October 22 2001. Organized into a slide show, simply
click 'forward' to view the next image.