Lijiang City

Lijiang City, China

Travel Blogs from Lijiang City

Lijiang City Travel Blogs (43)
Glacier going fast, Lijiang City, China travel blog

Glacier going fast

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... glacial systems on the Tibetan Plateau to disappear after thousands of years. The glacier, situated above the honky-tonk town of Lijiang in southwest China, has receded 830 feet over the last two decades and appears to be wasting away at an ever more ...

Living in ther laziest city in China, Lijiang City, China travel blog

Living in ther laziest city in China

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Yes, it is official. I live in the laziest city in China. Not the busiest. I am not sure if this is a compliment or a jab. You see, Lhasa, the capital of the Tibetan Autonomous Region, ranks second. Maybe it is an ethnic thing - you know, the pace of ...

The perils of getting World Heritage status, Lijiang City, China travel blog

The perils of getting World Heritage status

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... tool that can turn obscure sites into must-see destinations. The repercussions are hard to prevent. In the ancient western Chinese city of Lijiang, the number of annual visitors climbed from 1.7 million to 4.6 million in the 10 years since it was listed ...

Lijiang, Lijiang City, China travel blog

Lijiang

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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... other one is the Black Dragon Palace. In the afternoon, we continued to explore the Old Town. I think Lijiang has the best preserved ancient town in China. The traditional local lifestyle still can be seen in this area. You can see many women dressed in ...