Khatso Baihua Alley: Roaming the aromatic village of Mongols

Mud buildings, potted plants, narrow alleys and Mongolian villagers. This scenery probably can only be found in Khatso Baihua Alley in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

Xingmeng Mongol Township of Tonghai County is the only Mongolian inhabited township in Yunnan, and Khatso Baihua Alley is a gorgeous alley in the township. Mongols in Yunnan are also known as Khatso people. Unlike most of the Mongols living a nomadic life on the vast grassland in northern China, the Xingmeng Mongolians make a living by farming, and their culture has been integrated with other Yunnan ethnic minorities.

About "Go! Yunnan" series:

Yunnan Province in southwest China boasts of spectacular natural landscapes, biodiversity and diverse ethnic groups. Among China's 56 recognized ethnic groups, 25 are found in Yunnan. This livestream series will take you on a tour to six cities or autonomous prefectures in Yunnan and see the little-known food, scenery and folk customs. Stay tuned for our upcoming livestreams!

(Cover image taken by Xing Fangyu. Video filmed by Liu Yang, edited by Xing Fangyu.)

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