Bamei and Wenshan in Yunnan

Bamei (坝美) is a quaint Zhuang village that has been called a paradise or taoyuan. It is a place that has enchanted many visitors due to simple, easy going ideal lifestyle that is the dream of many people. It is close to the town of Guangnan (广南), which  lies within the Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous perfecture. In order to reach the village, visitors have to enter by boat through a river that goes through a cave.

The Wenshan (文山) airport is an important gateway to this region. The main minority group in the Wenshan region is the Miao people.

The notoginseng root (三七) is a famous product of this region. It is used in Chinese medicine, and has important properties in treating blood disorder ailments. The little town of Malipo (麻栗坡)is also situated in this region.  The custom checkpoint is situated in Tianbao (天宝) which is to the south of Malipo. There are plans to built expressway and rail link from China to Asean countries through this checkpoint.

http://youtu.be/qrwfFro00lg

http://youtu.be/7_eGRc3_muU

http://youtu.be/F7sZOM8z3o8

http://youtu.be/f9B37TB-lMk

Advertisements

About kchew

an occasional culturalist
This entry was posted in Travel. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s