Plant Resources

On August 24, 2011, in Guilin, Nature Scenery, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

The temperature of Guangxi Mountain Maoer Nature Reserve drops with the rise of altitude, forming growth terrain of different types of plants. Evergreen broad-leaved forest and evergreen man-made coniferous forest are growing in areas of the altitude between 400 to 1200 meters. In areas with the altitude of 1200-1800 meters, one can find mixed forest […]

Water Resources

On August 24, 2011, in Guilin, Rivers & Gorges, Waterfalls & Pools, by Jack Li

Mountain Maoer is one of the main forestry area’s with rich water resources in Guangxi. It is the headstream of Lijiang River, Zijiang River, and Xunjiang River, connecting with Zhujiang River and Changjiang River. There are 39 rivers emanating from here, among which 19 rivers afflux into Lijiang River, 4 rivers afflux into Zijiang River […]

Mountain Maoer

On August 24, 2011, in Guilin, Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, by Jack Li

Mountain Maoer Natural Reserve of Guangxi is a part of Nanling Mountains, a key areafor diversity of terrestrial biota with international significance. Mountain Maoer has old massif, intricate topography, mild climate, rich water resources, fertile soil and various floristic. It was ratified by the government of Guangxi to establish in 1976 and in 1999 it […]

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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Longqing Gorge Travel Tips

On August 24, 2011, in Beijing, More Places of Interest, Rivers & Gorges, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Even in midsummer, the weather of Longqing Gorge is pleasantly cool, with fresh air. The temperature is about 6 degree’s lower than that in the urban area of Beijing, even 0.8 degree’s lower than Emperor Kangxi’s Summer Mountain Resort in Chengde. However, it is extremely cold in winter with quite a long ice formation period. […]

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Longqing Gorge

On August 24, 2011, in Beijing, Chinese Towns & Villages, Other Regions, Rivers & Gorges, by Jack Li

Longqing Gorge is located by Gucheng River in the northwest of Gucheng Village, which is 10 miles to the northeast of Yanqing County in Beijng and 85 miles away from Beijing unban area. In the ancient time, Longqing Gorge was called “Ancient City with Nine Curves”. The water ssource came from the eastern foot of […]