Local people were selling an assortment of food and goods where the two-lane road between Lijiang and Tiger Leaping Gorge passed through a small village. This caused some blockage of traffic.
As far as I could tell, short blades pretty much like the ones on the right were the standard tools for harvesting crops throughout the areas of Southwest China that we visited on this trip.
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