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Michael Woodhead
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Big changes at Muli monastery
I haven't posted for a while because I have little to add to my previous travels in the footsteps of Joseph Rock. If you've read my diaries (see right hand column), on of the first places I visited was Muli monastery, in the early 1990s. It was a wild and n...
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One for the Joseph Rock nerds
I don't delve much into the Rock-abilia these days, but here's a good book I haven't seen before: Plant Hunting in China (1945) by EHM Cox. Nice summing up of Rock's status as a plant collector - not very good! You can download it as a pdf here .
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Nujiang film photos
Leica time:
Nujiang film photos
Nujiang film photos
josephrock.net
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Nujiang film photos
Leica time:
Nujiang film photos
Nujiang film photos
josephrock.net
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Some of my favourite photos from the Nujiang Christmas cycle ride ...
All taken with my trusty old Leica M2 and a 50mm Summicron lens. This is the octagon building at Zhiziluo - a weird retro mountain town near Laomudeng. This forgotten village used to be the capital of the country, and it was known as Bijiang. The place fell...
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More photos from the Nujiang bike ride at Christmas
Missing it already! This one is taken look north from the outskirts of Gongshan. I've cheated a bit by photoshopping out some ugly powerlines running across the middle of the picture. Taken with my Leica M4 and a Summic50mm lens.
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Cycling the Nujiang with a Brompton
Just before the Tibet border, north of Bingzhongluo
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My Nujiang cycling trip blog
Rather than re-post all my blog entries about the 2 week trip I will direct you to the original account at Crazy Guy on a Bike site.
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Some film camera photos from the Nujiang
I took my Leica M2 with me at Christmas and took a few photos with the 50mm Summicron and a 28mm Canon lens.
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A wonderful trip to the Nujiang - and Laomudeng (老姆登)
Just spent a marvellous 10 days cycling from the Tibet border north of Bingzhongluo to Liuku - about 300 km. Not ideal conditions for a small for a small folding bike - the 228 highway is being upgraded to make access better for tourists. But the scenery an...
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