Nam Lake Travel Tips

On August 26, 2011, in Lakes, Popular Provinces, Tibet, Travel Info, by Jack Li

As a famous Buddhism sacred lake, there are more than 50 sacred places surrounding Nam Lake, including Richu, Practice Buddhism Hole, temples, 18 mountain ridges (one of which is in the north) and 18 isles (one is in the south). In 2006, the Lhasa-Dangxiong-Nam Lake Road were has been completely built. It is broad blacktop […]

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Zhaxi Peninsula

On August 26, 2011, in Islands, Lakes, Tibet, by Jack Li

In the legend of Buddhists, the five isles standing in Nam Lake is the incarnation of Five Dhyani Buddhas. All of those people who go to burn joss sticks piously prostrate themselves in worship. The biggest isle Liangduo Isle covers an area of 1.2 square kilometers. However, Zhaxi Isle ranks the first as a tourism […]

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Duoqia Temple

On August 26, 2011, in Lakes, Temples, Tibet, by Jack Li

Though there are only 15 shamen in Duoqia Temple, it is the largest temple around Nam Lake. The temple is built on the island nearby the lake. It is a good place for practice Buddhism for there are many caves on the island. There is one mysterious riddle of Duoqia Temple: every night people can […]

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Nam Lake

On August 26, 2011, in Lakes, Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Tibet, by Jack Li

The meaning of Nam Lake in Tibetan language is “Sky Lake”, which is one of the three sacred lakes. The lake is at the altitude of 4718 meters, 70 kilometers long from west to east and 30 kilometers wide from south to north, with an area of 1920 square kilometers. It is the biggest lake […]

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Lugu Lake Travel Tips

On August 24, 2011, in Lakes, Popular Provinces, Travel Info, Yunnan, by Jack Li

The Lugu Lake is surrounded by mountains and the lake is with a huge area. The climate there is so nice that it’s like spring all the year round. The winter is warm while the summer is cool. The monthly average temperature is less than 20 ℃. It rains a lot in summer and autumn, […]

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Small Water Village

On August 24, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Ethnic Group Flavors, Lakes, Yunnan, by Jack Li

The Small Water Village is in the north of the Lugu Lake. The village is surrounded by hills in three directions and faces a valley in the north direction. The Small Water Village is the last village along the Lugu Lake in Yunnan Province. The boundary line of the Yunnan and Sichuan is at the […]

Gemu Goddess Mountain

On August 24, 2011, in Lakes, Mountain Areas, Popular Provinces, Yunnan, by Jack Li

The Gemu Goddess Mountain is also called the Lion Mountain. With the height of 3754.7 metres, it is the tallest peak in the Lugu Lake scenic zone. Travellers can start at the Old Road in the back of the Dazunaxi Village, pass the Boxi wood and arrive at the Goddess Temple and the Goddess Cave. […]

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Axia Valley Scenic Resort

On August 24, 2011, in Lakes, Popular Provinces, Waterfalls & Pools, Yunnan, by Jack Li

The main scenic spot: the Water Surce of Lugu Lake, Heaven Waterfall, Axia Waterfall, Daughter River, the Old Monk against the Wall, Buddha Cave (karst cave, the exit of underground ricer ), Chinese yew (the national protected plants), the wild peach flowers in March. Along the valley, a winding path will take you to the […]

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Lugu Lake (Lugu Hu)

On August 24, 2011, in Lakes, Must-sees, Sichuan, Yunnan, by Jack Li

Lugu Lake (simplified Chinese: 泸沽湖; traditional Chinese: 瀘沽湖; pinyin: lú gū hú; literally “Lugu Lake”) is located in the north Yongning Villiage of Ninglang Country. It has 73km from the Ninglang Country and 280km from the Lijiang Country. Lugu Lake is the boundary of Sichuan Province and Yunnan Province. The lake is the property of […]

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The Painted Nine Horses Mountain

On August 22, 2011, in Guilin, Lakes, Mountain Areas, by Jack Li

The Painted NineHorses Mountain is located in the northeast of Xingping, a small town of Guilin.  Standing by the lake, seen from far away, the 400 high and 200 wide mountain resembles a huge painted screen. If you look carefully, you will notice nine horses in different positions: lying on side, running or eating. The […]

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