Twisting route across China
The road on Menlun located in 80 km to the East from Tszinkhun, actually to a meeting behind city boundaries, after the bridge through Lantsan, forks, and to you to solve, where your trip to China will follow. The northern route the 1st 35 km lasts on the way to Kunming, winding on woody hills to Mennan, shopping centre and the transport knot located among a set of small villages хуаяо. The ethnic minority хуаяо (»A flower belt») is one of the 3rd subgroups of Thais, though enough very much differs from occupying low areas «Water Thais» which did not profess the Buddhism in ancient China and wore magnificent and picturesque suits. In Menjyan you will see many representatives хуаяо – I let’s to this nationality learn simply on turbans on the heads, wound with thin silver chains. The most ordinary village хуаяо is Mannanan located on 10 km to the north.
Absolutely other emotions are caused located further away, in 18 km from Mannanan, by all on the same road to Kunming, Reserve Sanchakhe (VI5), a dense strip of the rain wood in small river Sancha vicinities. Buses from China, following on the North from Menjyan to Dadugan, Puvenya or Kunming, usually land travellers at the big stone index designating an entrance in the reserve. The family of wild elephants lives in the reserve – they can be beheld going down of the overgrown woods of coastal shelters. And the further you will go deep into the jungle on paved sites to paths, the it will be more interesting – motley birds, picturesque butterflies, snakes will cause in you the whole scale of emotions! In the reserve possibility to look and representation with a role of elephants will be presented to you – if only you like to look for the dependent animals executing circus tricks under the threat of being pricked peak. The minibuses following in both directions on Kunminskaya Road, pass an entrance to the reserve till the evening. If you pass them, it is necessary to spend the night in decayed hotel near an entrance to the reserve.
Traditions of old China of a nationality цзюнуо
The last, 45-kilometre site of a northern route on Menlun, however, passes the reserve, leaving on the East from Kunminskaya Road on a piece between Menjyan and the village Mannanan so if you want to continue your tourist rest in China in Sanchakhe, you should deviate this route. Having overcome 20 km, you will appear in Tszinoloke (Цзюношань), the native land freely conceiving tszyuno, gained official recognition of own ethnic status at all so long since – in 1979. Mysterious цзюнуо, being as consider some, descendants of participants of the expedition undertaken to Yunnan in the III century by known Chinese seafarer Zhuge Liang, were engaged once in hunting and agriculture. At present them is about 20 000, and they extract means of livelihood tea cultivation. To Tszyuno never submitted to alien governors, calling the high-mountainous homeland to a spinning top (»hidden from hany»), and have been actually exterminated Ke Shesyunem and a Thai ruling caste after have poisoned in 1942 of the collector of taxes.
Ladies of this minority carry appropriate hoods with a white otorochka. The culture of old China is still stored in men and in women: they pierce ears, carry earrings, and until recently decorated the bodies with tattoos. Цзюнолокэ – not so benevolent town, but there is hosted also personal houses in China where you will accept on a lodging for the night. But through this settlement the mass of buses goes, on any of which you can overcome the remained 25 km of a way to Menlunya.
Familiarise with a mysterious nationality цзюнуо the bought permits to China from Surgut can.