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Legend of the caravan on ancient Tea-Horse Road

Legend of the caravan on ancient Tea-Horse Road

Shangri-La, which in Tibetan means “sun and moon the heart”, was made famous by James Hilton’s 1933 novel Lost Horizon. Later, it came to be believed that Shangri-La located Dechen Autonomous Prefecture ..

Black pottery brings prosperity to Shangri-La

Black pottery brings prosperity to Shangri-La

Jampa, an inheritor of Shangri-La black pottery, registered and established the Nyishar Black Pottery Development Co., Ltd. in 2005, which uses a “corporation + farmers” approach to help lead people out ..

Studying journey of Shangri-La youths in Kunming

Studying journey of Shangri-La youths in Kunming

After four hours of bumpy road driving from Sanba Township under Mt. Haba to Shangri-La City, Sha Wenjie takes a sleeper coach for 10 arrive at Kunming South Station, and finally continue on school by car. The first ..

Results yielded since first Lancang-Mekong Leaders' meeting

Results yielded since first Lancang-Mekong Leaders' meeting

The second Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) forum leaders's meeting will kick off in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Wednesday, with the aim of building a community shared future peace and prosperity. ..

In search of Shangri-La

In search of Shangri-La

It was a fictional paradise that became a reality - and now those who live there want more people to share its delights

Tiger Leaping Gorge enters best viewing period

Tiger Leaping Gorge enters best viewing period

On July 11, after days of rain, the Tiger Leaping Gorge scenic spot in Yunnan province entered its best viewing period with the spectacular scene of big floods until September.

Italian delegation visits Shangri-la

Italian delegation visits Shangri-la

From July 3 to 5, An Italian delegation of five people with the Association Friends China under Parliament paid a visit Shangri-la City, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Southwest China’s Yunnan ..

Snub-Nosed Monkeys in Shangri-La

Snub-Nosed Monkeys in Shangri-La

The Shangri-La National Park of Snub-Nosed Monkey in Yunnan province covers an area of 334 sq km, which is located in Tacheng Township, Deqin Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.

Shangri-La Horse Racing Festival to begin

Shangri-La Horse Racing Festival to begin

The traditional Shangri-La Horse Racing Festival will be held during the Dragon Boat (May 31 – June 1), according to a press conference on May 17th by city in southwest China's Yunnan Province. ..

The paper making of Dai and Naxi people

The paper making of Dai and Naxi people

The Dongba paper of the Naxi ethnic group is unique due to its special papermaking craft, which practiced in a village called Baidi Shangri-la County Diqing Tibet Autonomous Prefecture Yunnan Province. ..

Breathtaking Lijiang

Breathtaking Lijiang

Majestic mountain views, an excellent stage production and a fascinating local culture make a visit to Lijiang a trip to remember, as Guo Yali discovers.

Tibetan costume cultural exhibition held in Fujian

Tibetan costume cultural exhibition held in Fujian

The "Shangri-La Tibetan Costume Cultural Exhibition" is held at the China Museum for Fujian-Taiwan Kinship in Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, which will run until February 28, 2017. ..

Magnificent Diqing snow-capped mountain in early spring

Magnificent Diqing snow-capped mountain in early spring

Diqing snow-capped mountain in Northwest Yunnan's Tibetan autonomous prefecture sets a picturesque scene this photo taken on March 26, 2016. There is more than one renowned snow-covered area. ..

The times are a-changing in Nixi

The times are a-changing in Nixi

The streets of modern-day Shangri-La have become somewhat of a magnet for couples tying the knot. On any given day, you'll likely stumble upon a wedding party.

Shangri-La unveils rural development forum

Shangri-La unveils rural development forum

The first "one world one Shangri-La" rural tourism development forum opened on Oct 31 in Shangri-La, Yunnan province, with over 50 experts, academic scholars the field discussing how to move further along ..