Naxi scholar paints the history of the Great Bend

The day after our last descent of the Great Bend of the Yangtze, the entourage from the trip visited Naxi scholar and artist Ge A Gan. He painted for us the history of China’s three parallel rivers and sang a poem that he wrote in the traditional Naxi picture language (written on the banks of the Yangtze).

Click here for a slideshow of images accompanied by his music and description by Travis Winn. This piece was edited by Andy Maser and photos were taken by Kyle Dickman.

Cheers from the Salween Valley,

Andy Maser

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~ by epicocity on April 19, 2008.

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