Kaili, Guizhou Province, which is the main gate to Miao villages among the mountains. Last time I visit there was at 2006, 4 years ago. And the natural harmonic of beauty villages and Miao people impressed me a lot.
So I visit there again at Feb 2010, during the Chinese New year. The road improves a lot, you don't have to ride for 6hours on bumpy road to visit the village, but only 1 hour on flat big road. So the Miao village (Xi Jiang i visited this time) change into a big park - charge for entry fee, new hotels were building, new big square for dancing show, new shops for silver ornaments instead of putting on the ground. Some changes were good for locals - I'm not saying they have to stay in poor or bad living environment. But they don't have to demolish the old houses, fileds, hills to build "new and good-looking" hotel and road to cheer the tourist.
But apart from that, the amazing custume with stunning silver ornaments, their dances and songs, you will never forget.
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