Yunnan - China's most beautiful province


1875: Death of a British Diplomat

After Britain's 1852 annexation of lower Burma lucrative trade with China through its back-door seemed more than a distant possibility. But after a successful first mission up the Irrawaddy and into Yunnan in 1868, the second British mission six years later ended in tragedy.


Songshan 松山

Songshan 松山
The Nujiang halted the 1942 Japanese advance from Burma further into China and after allied troops crossed the river again in 1944 Songshan became the site of fierce battles until the Chinese Expeditionary Force finally blew up the Japanese fortifications on the mountain top in August 1944.

Markets this Friday

Kunming 昆明
Jinsuo 金所乡

Dali 大理
Yinqiao 银桥
Nanxin 南新
Gudi 古底
Baidangping 白荡坪
Caojian 漕间
Yangbi 漾濞彝族自治县
Zhongjiang 中江
Huangping 黄平镇
Shuixie 水泄
Yousuo 右所镇
Pingchuan 平川
Shaxi 沙溪
Gonglang 公郎镇
Hecun 萂村

Lijiang 丽江
Shunzhou 顺州

Dehong 德宏
Kachang 卡场镇
Lianghe 梁河县

Honghe 红河
Lengdun 冷墩
Shitouzhai 石头寨
Dongshan 东山镇
Daheigong 大黑公
Nanke 南科
Wuwan 乌弯
Mengqiao 勐桥乡
Lvchun 绿春县
Xinhua 新华乡
Majie 马街
Lengquan 冷泉镇
Jinping 金平苗族瑶族傣族自治县
Xinjie 新街
Longwu 龙武镇

Wenshan 文山
Pingzhai 平寨乡
Nanping (Majie) 南屏镇 (马街)
Muyang 木央镇
Banggu 蚌谷乡
Banlun 板仑乡

Chuxiong 楚雄
Shizhong 适中乡
Dalongkou 大龙口乡
Qianchang 前场镇
Guihua 桂花乡
Jiuchang 九厂

Baoshan 保山市
Mangbang 芒棒
Wafang 瓦房彝族白族乡

Lincang 临沧
Mengdui 孟堆乡
Xinhua 新华彝族苗族乡
Fuhe 复合
Yongde 永德县
Danjia 单甲乡

Zhaotong 昭通
Linfeng 麟风
Shuitian 水田

Yuxi 玉溪
Nanuo 那诺乡
Yani 亚尼
Yuanjiang 元江哈尼族彝族傣族自治县

Puer 普洱
Qiannuo 千糯
Minle 民乐
Mangxin 芒信镇

Nujiang 怒江
Daxingdi 大兴地乡
Zilijia 子里甲乡
Chenggan 称杆