Then we fly to Guiyang, Guizhou province. Guizhou is known for its ethnic minority groups and their unique cultures, it is demographically one of China’s most diverse provinces. Minority groups account for more than 37% of the population and they include Miao, Yao, Yi, Qiang, Dong, Zhuang, Bouyei, Bai, Tujia, Gelao and Sui. All these peoples together create splendid and unique cultures on their ancestral land. The gorgeous folk arts and crafts, distinct architecture and colorful festivity rituals/performances make it a wonderland for visitors as well as photographers around the world. When traveling in Guizhou, we will experience their simple and historical cultures, appreciate the unique architectural styles and try their exotic and colorful costumes, etc. For example, we will go to Miao Villages with stilt-houses and colorful traditional clothes; Photographing China’s last gunmens’ tribe; Visiting Dong villages to photograph Dong-style drum towers and vocal/dance performances, etc
Traditional Rural Life in Zhejiang
After Xiapu, we will drive north to the neighboring Zhejiang province, photographing 2 traditional rural scenes of sail boats and villagers.