These towns are in the northern part of Yunnan and were occupied by Bai and Naxi tribes in the past. They retain ancient architecture of buildings and cultural practices. Photos above depict girls in Bai traditional dresses and are performing cultural dances. Er Hai by Dali which was the capital of Bai kingdom in the past. Above photos show what Lijiang ancient town looks like. It was constructed on uneven terrain with many inclines and staircases. The roads consist of cobbled stones or granite slabs that are not level, which make walking difficult This is a classic Chinese garden scenery. Grandmothers dancing and singing to visitors to Jade Water village.