08 Jun '12, 11am

Of birds and Allan Wu. Check out the pictures on his blog!

Of birds and Allan Wu. Check out the pictures on his blog!

Whoops…I just felt like sharing that shot of those huge slabs of rock for sale next to our local family style lunch. After we headed back down the mountain from Cang Shan, we made our way to another popular destination in Dali called Er Hai Hu lake… Upon arrival, there was a happy congregation of Bai Minority members standing and waiting to greet all of the visitors from near and afar… The friendly locals were more than happy to take me on a boat ride on Er Hai Hu lake… Once we’re on the water, we all noticed the many birds that would dive into the water to catch fish…on command! Apparently, the fish-catching birds known as cormorant or osprey have been working with the local fisherman for hundreds of years. In fact, this trade is handed down from generation to generation, and only a male can assume the role of a fisherman. So if you happen to have only a daughter, then yo...

Full article: http://www.wulander.com/2012/06/bird-fishing-and-hot-spri...

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