The annual Torch Festival of the Naxi people, in a village near Dali, Yunnan province, China. The people not dancing or playing instruments try to set each other alight, and stunned tourists, with fireworks (August, 2001; 0.7MB)
Tiger Leaping Gorge in the mountains around Lijiang, Yunnan province, China. Your faithful videographer sings The Sound of Music in bad Chinese, accompanied by goats (August, 2001; 9MB)
2001: Fleeing Hong Kong in August, I hit the trails in Yunnan, China. Here, Tamsin navigates Tiger Leaping Gorge. See the vid here. Credit: Adam.