Water Performance Zone

On August 19, 2011, in Lakes, Nightlife, Other Places of Interest, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Water Performance Zone is on the lake in front of Guanlan Platform of Ziyun Building. It is a world-class modern landscape and there are water-screen film, musical fountain and laser flame mine mist. The largest water-screen film is 20 meters wide and 120 meters high. The water spring up quickly through the high-pressure pump and […]

The Colluvial Deposits and the Boulders

On August 18, 2011, in Lakes, Other Places of Interest, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The Colluvial deposits beside the Ganqiu Lake and the Shuiqiu Lake can amount to 300 million cubic metres, and is made up of huge boulders that tumbled down the cliffs during landslides. One gigantic boulder is 60 metres in length, 40 in width and 30 in height. Some of the locals build their houses directly […]

The Barrier Lakes

On August 18, 2011, in Lakes, Other Places of Interest, Waterfalls & Pools, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The Heaven Pool, the Ganqiu Pool, and the Daping Pool in Mount Cuiwei Scenic Region are all barrier lakes formed by landslide. When landslide happened, huge rocks fell down and dammed the Taiyi River which flows through Mount Cuiwei, thus creating the three barrier lakes. The Heaven Pool is located on the flat top of […]

Mingzhu Lake

On August 17, 2011, in Lakes, Places of Interest, Shanghai, by Jack Li

Mingzhu Lake is a place with crystal clear water, elegant environment and picturesque scenery.  Its environment was classified as first class, according to the government’s tests. Its water quality reaches the second—class in China.  With a length of 3500m length, width of 500-700m and depth of -7 to 8m, the lake can compare with the […]

Ba Songcuo Lake Travel Tips

On August 16, 2011, in Lakes, Tibet, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Different from other lakes in Tibet, Ba Songcuo Lake (also called “Cuogao Lake”, which means “three cliffs and three lakes” in Tibetan language) is completely surrounded by the lush green virgin forest. Just as its name, Ba Songcuo Lake is green, a kind of light green that looks like jade without any impurities. The lake […]

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Sacred Lake in Tibet- Ba Songcuo

On August 16, 2011, in Lakes, Popular Provinces, Tibet, by Jack Li

Ba Songcuo Lake is also called Cuogao Lake, which means “green water” in Tibetan language. The lake locates at an altitude of over 3700 meters with an area of about six thousand mu (1mu=0.0667 hectares). Ba Songcuo Lake is in the steep valley of Bahe River, which is over 50 kilometers away from Bu Jiangda […]

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Erhai Lake

On August 12, 2011, in Dali, Lakes, More Cities, Yunnan, by Jack Li

Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake, mountains are around waters. One of the 4 famous attractions “Wind Flower Snow and Moon”, “Erhai Moon” locates in the Erhai Lake. It is said that it is called “Erhai Lake” because its shape is like an ear. Erhai has high water quality, rich in aquatic product and it is […]

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The Yanjing Lake

On August 3, 2011, in Beijing, Lakes, More Places of Interest, by Jack Li

The Yanjing Lake (literally “the lake that looks like eye-glasses”) lies beside the north gate of the Fragrant Hills Park. It consists of two separated pools connected by a white stone bridge, forming a pair of eye-glasses, hence its name Yanjing. If you walk along the avenue from the Jianxin Pavilion Garden, you can hear […]

The Seventeen-arch Bridge

On July 26, 2011, in Beijing, Historical Relics, Lakes, by Jack Li

The Seventeen-arch Bridge (simplified Chinese: 十七孔桥; traditional Chinese: 十七孔橋; pinyin: Shí Qī Kǒng Qiáo; literally “the Bridge of Seventeen arches”) stretches over the wide Kunming Lake. It is 150 metres in length and 8 metres in width, and is composed of seventeen arches, hence its name. It is the largest stone bridge in the country. […]

The Kunming Lake

On July 26, 2011, in Beijing, Lakes, Nature Scenery, by Jack Li

The Kunming Lake(simplified Chinese: 昆明湖; traditional Chinese: 昆明湖; pinyin: Kūnmíng Hú; literally “The Kunming Lake”) is the largest lake in the Summer Palace, occupying three quarters of the whole palace. The southern part of the lake presents a halcyon and verdant waterscape while the northern part of the lake is a very good viewing-point where […]

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