Qiang Minority Ethnic Group Cultural Show

After arriving at our hotel in Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟), we first had dinner and a short rest before we went to watch a cultural showcase of the Qiang minority ethnic group (羌族). I wasn’t sure what to expect at the show really. While it’s quite clear that it’s a cultural show, I’m not sure what kind of culture to expect given that I know nuts about … Continue reading Qiang Minority Ethnic Group Cultural Show

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The journey to Jiu Zhai Gou (九寨沟)

We started from our hotel in Chengdu (成都) at about 8am in the morning. After about more than an hour or so, we were in the rural areas and you can start seeing mountains in the distance. Along the way, we started seeing the devastation of the 8.0 Wenchuan Earthquake. It was heartbreaking. As the tour guide recalled some stories from the earthquake from the … Continue reading The journey to Jiu Zhai Gou (九寨沟)