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Out of this world

View from a viewing platform after climbing 1.5 hours worth of steps
Planet of the apes meets Avatar!

June 21st 2015
When carrying out our research on China, we stumbled across a place called Zhangjiajie (pronounced Jang-Jyaar-Jyeh but said quickly). We were lucky to have came across it as many westerners do not really come here (call it luck or maybe it was down to our excitement in researching every last corner of China). Across this whole site you are therefore unlikely to see another western face. When you r ... read more
Asia » China » Hunan » Zhangjiajie

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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14th August 2015

I love it
The fog makes it mystical.
15th August 2015

I love it
We were disappointed on our first day to hear visibility was poor due to fog. We therefore missed the first site altogether (which was a good idea because its the distant views that are special here) but once seeing these tall shards of rock in the national park with the fog circling the ones we could see, it was magical.

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