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Yunnan, Xishuangbanna, Lijiang, Shangri-La, Xinjiang of China


The TianZi health food restaurant:

TianZi Health Food Restaurant and food store, Chiang Mai, Thailand

The TianZi old homes:

the TianZi Dai house, Xishuangbanna

the TianZi Dai village, Xishuangbanna

the TianZi Naxi Houses, Lijiang

the TianZi Tao Temple, Yangtze Valley

More places to visit:

Honghe river


Mekong river

Rice terraces of Yuan Yang

Shangrila: lake Bita Hai

Shangri-La: land use systems

Shangrila: forests

Shangri-La: sinter terraces

Shangrila: temple

Xishuangbanna legendary kingdom

Tours in Xishuangbanna

Yourantai: unique tropical Bed & Breakfast at the heart of Xishuangbanna

Xinjiang desert


Honghe area

Similar to the Mekong, the Honghe river is cutting a marvelous landscape into Yunnan before it crosses into Vietnam. Along its banks are still many undisturbed villages that have escaped cultural revolution.
Nowadays, however, they may hardly escape development efforts. Some authorities are aware of this great cultural heritage and attempts to preserve some of them are on their way.

Here are some glimpses into beautiful historic villas:

a villager selling small handmade shoes for bound feet; a reminder of a practice of her own youth (note her feet) that is no longer fashioned


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spirituality : design : water : fashion
amphibia : reptilia : butterflies : panda : takin
ecotourism : Xishuangbanna : Shangrila : Yunnan : Mekong
books : Buddhist flowers : consulting : science of ecology : medicine
bananas : ginger : herbs : orchids : trees : succulents : lianas : sacred trees
Gabrielle's traditional motive Chinese jewelry : Wu Jialin's black and white photography
rain forests : river banks of the Mekong : pools : sacred forests : sinter terraces : chili growing
AIDS/HIV : asthma : acne : herpes : hepatitis : cancer : diabetes : health tea : malaria : Puer tea : orchid tea

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Traveling in Yunnan is for experienced lovers of ethnic culture with a genuine interested in nature. From the tropical South to the high alpine North: no other Chinese province offers more cultural and ecological diversity. Biodiversity is rich in endemic species and so are the farmers' fields: full of agriculturally rare species and crop varieties.

For travelers with cultural experience and who prefer tranquility we offer:

TianZi Old Homes

With TianZi Old Homes you rent an entire ethnic house. No next room neighbors disturbing you, no tourists annoying you.

Your home will be in the middle of a cultural setting but smartly hidden from the noise of "development".

You may choose to live in your house alone or with your friends. You may cook for yourself or visit local restaurants.

All TianZi Old Homes have a garden typical for local culture and teaming with local plants.

We also guarantee that there will be no TV set in your house because we want you to enjoy time with your friends or a good book.

As most old homes are mainly constructed of wood, smoking in the rooms is not permitted.

At TianZi we are working on providing a health food restaurant in all places where we establish the TianZi Housing scheme.

For booking please send us an e-mail to inquire availability.


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