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Hidden Canyon of China’s “Lost Tribe” of Mystical Pygmy’s

Published on October 22, 2011 By admin

Pygmy Grand Canyon Fairyland Yunnan China by Richard D. Fisher Developement is progressing very fast in the China/Tibet/Myanmar borderlands. After this summers “elections” in Myanmar and Chinas strong push for development in it’s far western provinces roads, schools, electronic communications, health care and tourism is reaching even the most remote corners for this long hidden [...]

The Ancient Town of Dali

Published on January 3, 2011 By admin

Sacred Place of Canyons Photography by Richard D. Fisher and Maria Gates Traveling up Cangshan Mountain with the south gondola immediately brings you to the breathtaking Qingbi Stream. Qingbi (Clear Green) Stream with it’s Green Dragon Pool derives from a mountain spring gushing out from the bottom of a rock, and the water forms a [...]

Tengchong China

Published on November 1, 2010 By admin

Canyons and Volcanoes Wonderland Water World Teng Chong, Yunnan, China Tengchong, an new center for Green Tourism or Eco-tourism travel. In western Yunnan, China on the Burma border TengChong county has 23 nationalities, most predominately the Han, Dai, Hui, A’chang, Lisu and Bai. During the “New Stone Age” people lived in this fertile valley and [...]

Canyonlands of Eastern Yunnan, China – Part 1

Published on October 13, 2010 By admin

DongChuan/Red Earth Terraces In contrast to their gigantic sister canyons of western Yunnan, the earths largest and deepest, the canyons of eastern Yunnan would be considered mid-sized by world standard measurements yet very colorful and diverse. In northeast the soil is made up of Iron Oxide red earth and  the southeast Karst (limestone) geology of [...]