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Travels Through Dali: with a leg of ham

By Zhang Mei

Category: Food and Wine; Photography; China; Travel and Leisure

ISBN9780734399427

Publisher: Penguin Australia (October, 2016)

Price: $37.99 USD | ¥250 RMB (includes free shipping within China and USA)

 

About Travels through Dali: with a leg of ham

Yunnan, at the southernmost tip of China, is a cradle of cultural and culinary diversity. Many people know it as the origin of Shangri-la, but it is also home to the region of Dali, a place that has become synonymous with the province. If you go to Yunnan, you must go to Dali.


The region is cherished for its unique food – famed Ham, mushrooms varietals, cheese-making (a rarity in China), and rare herbs; temperate climate, surrounding rivers and mountains; ethnic diversity – bordering Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar it has been a cultural blotter; and overwhelming hospitality – many a traveller has settled in Dali having fallen in love with the Old Town. Mei returns to her childhood home and journeys through the region, sharing a personal and beautifully illustrated chronicle of exactly what makes Dali so special.

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