Lijiang street ~ lijiang
Oct 22 2001

The narrow streets of old town are lined with the traditional style bulidings of the Naxi. An earthquake in 1995 devastated the town. The resilience of these traditional homes so impressed the authorities that they were rebuilt in the same style and spared the tidal wave of bland white tiled buildings that has engulfed so much of China.

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nigel & julie snow