Out of 70 fisherman who once used birds to fish in Erhai Lake, only a few still keep the practice alive.
Erhai Lake is a beautiful highland lake of Yunnan Province and one of the seven largest fresh water lakes in China. As it shapes like an ear, and wave like a sea, the locals named it 'Erhai' - Ear Sea in Chinese language.
Preserving Naxi Culture In a village in Lijiang county, a school is working to preserve the rich cultural heritage of the Naxi ethnic group.
Yunnan Cheese Rushan is a kind of cheese made by the Bai ethnic group in southwestern China's Yunnan province.
Yunnan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the far southwest of the country spanning approximately 394,000 square kilometers and with a population of 45.7 million . The capital of the province is Kunming. The province borders Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam.
Yunnan is situated in a mountainous area, with high elevations in the northwest and low elevations in the southeast. Most of the population lives in the eastern part of the province.
Yunnan is rich in natural resources and has the largest diversity of plant life in China. Of the approximately 30,000 species of higher plants in China, Yunnan has perhaps 17,000 or more.Yunnan has over 600 rivers and lakes, which provide an annual water supply of 222 billion cubic meters.