"Shangri La?" Top 5 Page for this destination Zhongdian by xaver
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Two years ago I read in a newspaper about Yunnan, the writer described it as one of the last original area of China and warned the reader to go as soon as possible because the progress was already close to transform it.
Then I read about the legend of Shangri La and so i decided to visit Yunnan and, in particular Zhonghdian.
Once in Yunnan I realised that my trip was too short to let me arrive in Zhongdian overland and I absolutely did not want to fly there.
Then the Tibetan Jeam found the solution for me and it really was a memorable trip, I underline trip, not that the town wasn't worth, but you enjoy much more the overland journey that really offers breathtaking views.
- Pros:landscapes, people, food
- Cons:Might not last long
- In a nutshell:go as soon as you can
On our way back to Dali, on the road we noticed this small tibetan market. Well actually I am still not sure if it was a... more travel advice
Street scenes while walking around the town on early morning: this has been my favourite thing in Zhongdian. People in... more travel advice
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