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Shangri-La

 
 By: fernando : January 8th, 2020-21:18
Shangri-La is located in the northwest of Yunnan Province, with Tibet to its west and Sichuan to its east. It is known for its beautiful landscape and Tibetan culture. It sits at an altitude of over 3000 metres and altitude sickness is common amongst visitors. It's also very cold due to the high altitude.

Here are some photos:




Tibetan culture

A viewing platform

A Tibetan monk

The old town which was rebuilt after a fire destroyed nearly half of it in 2014.









A temple in the mountains

Inside

A white Yak in the town square.

Sunset





A view of the city

Dancing in the square in the evening - mainly to kept warm I presume.


Thanks for looking.

fernando
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Wonderful. What a beautiful place! I am fascinated. Thanks, Fernando. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : January 8th, 2020-21:43
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A great place to visit. Thanks! [nt]

 
 By: fernando : January 9th, 2020-06:27
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Thanks for the photos!

 
 By: Mark : January 8th, 2020-21:58
More if you have any!
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You're welcome. More to come. ;) [nt]

 
 By: fernando : January 9th, 2020-06:28
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Baeutiful.....

 
 By: Quan : January 8th, 2020-22:26
What is the name of this site if I may
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The place is Shangri-La in Yunnan province. [nt]

 
 By: fernando : January 9th, 2020-06:30
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Thanks [nt]

 
 By: Quan : January 10th, 2020-06:05
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What's the adjective for 'makes you feel like you're there'? Whatever, excellent photographs. Thank you. [nt]

 
 By: kjkt3 : January 8th, 2020-23:48
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Glad you like the tour. Thank you. [nt]

 
 By: fernando : January 9th, 2020-06:30
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Beautiful pictures.

 
 By: VMM : January 9th, 2020-02:47
Thanks a lot for sharing. 



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My pleasure. Thank you. [nt]

 
 By: fernando : January 9th, 2020-06:30
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The mountains are beautiful...

 
 By: cshimokita : January 9th, 2020-04:04
I love to touch the local culture, history, and customs.
A trip of a lifetime... thank you for sharing.

Casey
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Everywhere we went..

 
 By: fernando : January 9th, 2020-06:40
it was safe, clean, people were hospitable and friendly. No begging or hustling at all. Inhabitants in these small towns and remote areas are so genuine and honest unlike the big cities. A very memorable and rewarding experience.
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fernando
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Wow...!! How amazingly beautiful. Thank you for sharing such extraordinary pictures. [nt]

 
 By: Catulle : January 9th, 2020-10:20
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My pleasure! Thanks. [nt]

 
 By: fernando : January 10th, 2020-01:16
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