Martin Yan's Hidden China

A Day In Delightful Dali

Season 1, Episode 9 of 13

Martin experiences everyday life in enchanting Dali, a town in northwest Yunnan Province surrounded by mountains on the east, west, and south, with a lake in its center. It's the home of the Bai ethnic minority, with their unique cultural heritage. First, Martin visits the town square and joins in a local chess game. He then tours the Three Pagodas, a famous landmark that traces back to the Tang Dynasty. For more local color, Martin visits a Bai family and shares a special, traditional meal with them. Finally, he strolls back to the town square to join the locals for evening festivities, which includes songs and dances. Martin's Cooking Tip: Asian Citrus.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
8/30/2012
10 a.m.
8/30/2012
noon
8/30/2012
5 p.m.
8/31/2012
1 a.m.
9/1/2012
4:30 p.m.
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