Marble trashcans and tie-dye cloths in 大理 // Dali

Asia

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adjacent houses

Funny how experience colors perception. 丽江 // Lijiang, UNESCO and all, holds nothing special for me. 大理 // Dali does not have any titles but feels charming. Rough edges, some construction sites, cables sticking out of walls. Hunks of meat hanging, freshly or packaged flower cakes. Steaming baskets of dumplings, bowls of rice noodles, cheese on a stick. Tricycles and rollers in screaming bright patterns. Flowers, USA flags, stars. Dali is the home of marble, and the Chinese word for marble is actually Dali stone. Even the trashcans are made out of marble…

Tie-dye fabric drying in the sun, looking bright and sophisticated, almost intentional.

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calligraphy on junction box

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cables and streep lamps

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brick wall and two chunks of meat

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patterns on a wall

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posts and a violet swab

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battered wall

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little shop

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mess on a wall

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one ray of sunshine

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glass balconies

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bright yellow

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flower scooter

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tie dye and a frame

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red and blue

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sunshine and cloths

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colorful fabrics up for sale

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2nd floor of Bakery88, looking out onto the main street of Dali

February 5th – February 8th 2017

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