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Mount Yuelu (岳麓山) and Aiwan Pavilion (爱晚亭)

Time flies, we were left with the last 2 attractions to visit in Changsha before we would return to home sweet home that evening.  Both the attractions are located in the same area, west of Changsha (湘西) where Hunan University is. 525 more words

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Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon (张家界大峡谷)

The finale to our hiking adventure in Zhangjiajie sounded the most daunting when our tour guide started briefing us the day before on what to expect on day 6 at… 969 more words

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Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve (天子山自然保护区) and Yuanjiajie (袁家界景区)

Day 5 was another day of hiking adventure in the Zhangjiajie National Park (张家界国家森林公园) where we had to bring along the plastic admission ticket that we used the day before to enter Ten-Mile Art Gallery and Golden Whip Brook.  1,091 more words

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Golden Whip Brook (Jinbian Stream, 金鞭溪)

Our last scenic stop for the day was Golden Whip Brook (Jinbian Stream, 金鞭溪), a short bus ride from Ten-Mile Art Gallery, which I talked about in previous post.  313 more words

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Ten-Mile Art Gallery (十里画廊)

After lunch, we returned to the Wulingyuan Scenic Area (武陵源风景区) for more natural attractions at Ten-Mile Art Gallery (十里画廊).  At first we were wondering how come there is an art gallery in this national park, and it was only till we were at the queue to ride on the tram into the gallery that we realised Ten-Mile Art Gallery is actually a 5.8km scenic road located in the Donggou Gorge (东沟大峡谷), Suoxi Valley Natural Reserve (索溪峪自然保护区).  483 more words

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Baofeng Lake Scenic Area (宝峰湖风景区)

Baofeng Lake (宝峰湖) is an artificial lake formed in the 1970s by the locals who filled the small faults of the lake with concrete to create a dam to store water.  829 more words

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“Tianmen Fox Fairy” - First Real-Scene Musical in the World (天门狐仙-·新刘海砍樵)

Tianmen Fox Fairy (天门狐仙-·新刘海砍樵) is known as the world’s first real-scene musical (山水实景演出、魔幻音乐剧) with Mount Tianmen and deep valleys of Zhangjiajie as the stage background.  Since the first debut of the musical on 17 September 2009 at the Mount Tianmen Valley Grand Theatre (天门狐仙峡谷大剧场), rain or shine, the 90-minute musical will take place every night at 8.10pm except from 8 November to 8 March every year during winter season. 425 more words

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