Nice local dinner in Shangrila with newfound Chinese friends.
Donba priest, part of the Naxi group. He can write in Chinese as well as pictograph.
My new friends eating dark chicken and noodles in a nearby store. It is very good and very inexpensive.
"Dark" chicken. The skin of this type of chicken is black, but is quite tasty. The stuff on the bottom of the wok is chicken intestines.
Having "firepot" at a restaurant. The pork leg is part of the soup base. The restaurant supplies you with disposable gloves for eating the pork bone.
Having "firepot" with my new friends, a family of 3 from Shenzhen. They turned out to be extremely nice.
A straw is also supplied for you to suck the bone marrow in the bone.
Sucking up the bone marrow.
View outside hotel the first night in Dali.
View outside hotel first night in Dali.
First hotel in Dali.
This is a park outside hotel in Dali.
MC for the 3-course tea performance. The Bai ethnic group is predominant in Dali.
Bai ethnic dance.
Bai ethnic dance. It is the bride and groom in the middle.
Having lunch. These low tables and stools are very common.
At this restaurant that the cab driver took us to, we can order the seafood on the right and the vegetables in the fridge on the left.
Yummy lunch for Andrea and me. It is snow pea leaves on the right, and beef with chili peppers on the left. The bucket on the top is filled with rice.