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Private Highlight of Lijiang Day Trip: One day Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge tour with Black Dragon Pool
"In the morning you will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Lijiang at 8am. It will take about 60km from Lijiang to First Bend on the Yangtze River. It has the amazing gorge scenery and the Iron Chain Bridge in the Stone Drum town. The village of Stone Drum got its name from a large cylindrical marble tablet shaped like a drum. The scenery is magnificent as the road running through the Lijiang valley which is filled with wheat fields and drying haystacks.After that you`ll enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch in the restaurant. Continue to drive another 40 km and you will arrive Tiger Leaping Gorge the deepest gorge in the world. With 34 rapids of the Yangtze River
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Private Day Trip of Shangri-La with Monstery Visit
"Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8am. Then visit Ganden Monastery the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. It has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace"". Built in 1679 it is located in the capital of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture it is also the most important monastery in southwest China.After lunch you will visit Napahai Lake it is 3270 meters (10728 ft.) above sea level and covers 660 square kilometers (254 square miles). Approximately 8 kilometers northwest of Shangri-La
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Private Day Trip of Shangri-La with Monstery Visit
"Your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8am. Then visit Ganden Monastery the largest Tibetan monastery in Yunnan province. It has another alias - 'the little Potala Palace"". Built in 1679 it is located in the capital of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture it is also the most important monastery in southwest China.After lunch you will visit Napahai Lake it is 3270 meters (10728 ft.) above sea level and covers 660 square kilometers (254 square miles). Approximately 8 kilometers northwest of Shangri-La
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Landscapes

When the travel is more important than the final destination.I absolutely loved Zhongdian, but the trip to there was breathtaking.The road is not the best one and it gets worse and worse while going...
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Local daily life

Street scenes while walking around the town on early morning: this has been my favourite thing in Zhongdian.People in local dresses ging to the temple, going to the market, washing clothes, it just...
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What is this idiot doing?

It was a bit of rain in the morning. I was the ONLY TOURIST walking on this moist meadow, everybody else was taking a horse ride, except me! This little girl was trying to sell me the horse ride...
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Little Gansters

A few stalls down, I smell something really nice... Guess what? Deep Fried Spicy Potato. After I paid for my One Yuan stick of potato, these boy told me that they actually charge 0.5 Yuan for locals,...
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Song Zan Lin Monastery

Second day morning, 13Sep2003, I took bus #3 to this Tibetan Monestary. Located 5 km away, less than 30 mins by bus from ZhongDian city, this is the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan...
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Dragon Cloud Guest House

First thing upon arrival of ZhongDian was to find a place to sleep, was 5pm already. With only a name on hand, that a traveller I met in Kunming gave and recommended me, I asked around and found this...
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Famous "Bus Cross River" Scene

Road conditions in Yunnan always unexpected. On the way back from Bai Shui Tai, we had to pass through this running stone river. This van here got stuck, passengers all came down to remove rocks...
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Bai Shui Tai (White Water Terrace) - Part II

Finally, I am here!!! YooHoo...... This is SO BEAUTIFUL! 2,380 metres above sea level, mountains, clouds at the back of this yellow terrace, simply breathtaking. Most likely, we were the first group...
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Bai Shui Tai (White Water Terrace) - Part I

OK. Here is the second security check on the way up to BaiShui Tai... These kids were playing in a corner. They ran to me immediately when they saw me, asking "Do you want to see Naxi dance?" "Do you...
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Street Vendors, again...

Finally, arrival in Bai Shui Tai. Before one can enter the attractions, you must as usual pass through the guard: which is group of street vendors. They're selling me fruits, sun flower seeds, corn,...
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Rural Area

It took 3 hours by bus to Bai Shui Tai. On the way to, we drive through really rural mountain areas. These local people are so cute that whenever there's outsider passes by, they will stop their work...
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14Sep2003 Morning

This is my 3rd day, woke up early 6am in the morning, took a shower while everybody still in bed, and I opened the guesthouse's main door to slip out. Why so early? Because there's only one bus to Bai...
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YooHoo... Many Many Yaks!!!

Finally, I managed to get close to these yaks. So many here... I could not believe my eyes! I think there are almost 100 of them! No strings attached! I remembered I was very exicited when I saw the...
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Moist Meadow

These people (including my taxi driver) were trying hard to sell me the horse ride (more commission maybe) and forgot to sell me the entrance ticket. I don't like riding horse on a fixed path, I...
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