Shangri-La and onwards – Mike

30th May 2015: Shangri – La was being built while we watched and onwards to a town was called Xiangcheng. Mike . 30 May 2015 Yesterday the 29 May we drove from Lijang to Shangri – La via Tiger Leaping Gouge… The town / city has re named itself Shangri – La — real name ...

Shangri-La (Heaven) – Peter 1

Shangri-La (Heaven) - Peter
30th May 2015: Today we drove to Shangri-La which is located at an altitude of 3300 meters above sea-level on the other side of Snow mountain. The drive is through the mountains themselves; country that was breathtaking not only in scenic beauty but also in some of the overtaking manoeuvres of oncoming traffic. On the ...

Ancient Ligiang – Peter

Ancient Ligiang - Peter
28th May 2015:  The Ancient town of Ligiang is one of the prettiest towns I have seen. It lies under the shadow of the Jade River Snow Mountain. It’s quite large for an ancient town and is listed on the UNESCO world heritage list. The buildings are everything you would expect from a traditional Chinese ...

Lijiang – Tourist Mecca and Joseph Rock – Mike 2

Lijiang - Tourist Mecca and Joseph Rock - Mike
28 May 2015:  Yesterday we drove the relatively short distance of 150 km or so from Dali to Lijang on a 1 year old toll way. … No road works !!!! Before leaving Dali , Barry and I went halfway up the mountains just west of Dali on a cable car ride and nice walk ...
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