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Rainbow Beach, Colourful Beach, Wucai Beach There seems to be many translations of this area. Basically the banks of a river at this stage runs through an area of I guess sandstone. The river has carved through the land and erosion has exposed many different colours of material. It is interesting scenery. There are interestingly shaped and coloured features. Once again however, if I missed this I would not feel that I had missed much. The area was about 40 minutes drive from Burqin on the way to Lake Kanas. The day was hot, it was very dry. Boardwalks kept people off the sensitive areas and gave viewpoints at different locations. It was scenic. The river that runs through the area is variously called the Irzise or Irtysh and is the only Chinese river that flows ... read more

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