A professional bilingual local guide leads the group; all of the activities listed are included and managed by the local guide.
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Speak: Mandarin with villagers while working on a project in rural Yunnan province.
Learn: how silk is made. Knowledge of silk production was once so well guarded that anyone caught sharing the secret could be killed.
Do: give your artistic talents a whirl after a lesson in the art of Chinese farmer’s painting while learning more about rural Chinese life.