Travel to China: Dali and Lijiang: Photo 22
Then, Lijiang. The old town is a mile to the east; the new town is especially new because it was levelled by an earthquake (intensity: 7) in 1996. This was not Lijiang's first quake: there had been powerful jolts in 1481, 1515, 1624, 1751, 1895, 1933, 1951, and 1977.
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