Friday, February 24, 2012 9:56:36 AM
In northwest of Yunnan map, there is a prominent long and narrow square area. It links with Tibet Autonomous Region in north and relies on Burma in west and south area. This part is the Dulong River Valley where there are a few people. It is famous for the Dulong nationality living here. People also call it “mysterious valley” for its unique terrain and remote location. There are various and abundant natural resources, dangerous gorge landscapes and rich and varied national amorous feelings. This area is a rare multi-disciplinary material object museum. It is a good choice for your China tour
trip. You will be unforgettable for your China trip
The 250 kilometers Dulong River is originate from Tibet Chayu County. The extraordinary turbulent river is close to Chinese famous traverse mountains body northwest side. It is contained by dangerous and high mountains. On east of the river, there is more than 5000 meters high Gaoligong Mountain. On west of the river, there is the more than 4000 meters Dandanglika Mountain which is adjacent to the Burma. The Dulong River is joined by the upstream Kelaoluo River and Mabiluo River, then it flows into Gongshn County and turns to west in Maoding. Then the river goes through Maku to Burma and abouchements to Enmeikai River. It is more than 90 kilometers in Chinese land and 1947 square kilometers drainage area. The whole Dulong River likes a cyan dragon galloping and roaring in the mountains which are curled up by mist and cloud. The whole river valley has complex terrain. Looking at from high point, the mountains in the valley are continuous and the immense forest presents a splendid sight.
From the foot of the mountain to the top, the temperature has very large range. You will feel very hot walking along the river. When you get to the mountainside, you will feel cool. When you get to the top of the mountain, you will feel the chill enter into your flesh. The Dulong River has very large fall. You will feel like the river falls down from the sky. There are more than 100 waterfalls in the river. There is not only abundant water resource, but also plenty of flora and fauna resources. The whole Dulong River Valley is deserved to be called the pearl in Yunnan. It is really worth visiting during your China tour packages
. The Yunnan tour
here will not let you down.
Thursday, February 2, 2012 4:32:41 AM
Baisha Village is located ten kilometers north of Lijiang Ancient Town
. It is adjacent to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
in north, to Dragon spring in south and relies on Yizhi Mountain in west. Baisha Village
is a small ancient town and the prime settlement of Naxi nationality in Lijiang Dam. It is also the birth place of Lijiang Mu Tusi. In Ming Dynasty, Mu Tusi is in prosperous period. There built large scale palaces and they formed a large scale of architecture group.
The remained murals in Baisha colored glaze palaces, Dabaoji Palace and Dading Pavilion and so on are precious cultural relics. They are national grade emphasis preservation unit of cultural relics. The largest mural in Lijiang is the mural in Dabaoji Palace. Dabaoji Palace has three yards, solid beam column and vigorous system of brackets inserted between the top column and a crossbeam. They have typically Ming architecture style. The murals in Dabaoji Palace were drawn in Wanli period in Ming Dynasty. There are totally 12 murals. The largest one is 2.07 meters hig, 4.48 meters wide. There are 167 figures. The murals are the theme of religion but they are different from other religious murals. Its outstanding character is that there are not only Buddhism and Taoism Buddha figures, but also Lama figures of Buddha. This kind of style is very rare.
Baisha mural combines the Han and Tibetan style together. It collects the various religion culture and art schools. It develops a school of its own. The painting has careful overall arrangement, various color, exact sculpture and vivid figure. It has the rough character of Dongba painting, strong color contrast and equal line. The four beautiful Guanyin Buddhas are charming and moving. They are full of human kindness. The running fine horse, blooming lotus, forest and farmhouses, flowers and bird natural scenery are vivid.
According to the historical data, Dabaoji Palace mural is the representative of Lijiang mural. They are finished 300 years ago. At that time, the painters Ma Xiaoxian, Tibetan and Bai nationality painters, Dongba followers, Taoism followers participated the painting work. So they murals have different styles and they combine the central plains skills and Tibetan, Naxi styles.
Baisha murals deeply attract many home and abroad tourists to go there every day for its special painting style and precious historical culture contain. Tourists in Yunnan tour
always visit there for deep cultural contain.