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Another China Travel Fail – Changbaishan Mountain

Another China Travel Fail – Changbaishan Mountain

Changbaishan Mountain & The Elusive Heavenly Lake Changbaishan is an incredible mountain range and nature reserve in Jilin Province on the border of North Korea and China. The highlight of Changbaishan is Heavenly Lake, a beautiful lake formed in a volcanic crater at the top of the mountain. For stunning photos and details of Changbaishan,

Jiuhuashan

Jiuhuashan

Jiuhuashan (九华山) or Jiuhua Mountain Jiuhuashan is a small mountain range with 99 peaks in the west of Anhui province. Jiuhuashan is one of four famous Chinese Buddhist mountains and the temples on Jiuhuashan are dedicated to Bodhisatva Kshitigarbha, guardian of the underworld. Although Jiuhuashan is not as tall as Huangshan or have the same

Two Days Hiking Huangshan

Two Days Hiking Huangshan

Hiking Huangshan Huangshan (also called Yellow Mountain) is one of the most beautiful mountains in China, listed as a world heritage site and a must see for anyone travelling in China who likes nature and hiking.  With a maximum height of 1,864 meters, Huangshan is not a tall mountain. Its charm comes from the profusion

Huangshan City (Tunxi)

Huangshan City (Tunxi)

Travel Guide to Huangshan City (Tunxi) Hangshan City is a small city (by Chinese standards) located at the base of China’s famous Huangshan Mountain in the south of Anhui province. For most tourists, Huangshan City is just a transit point and gateway barely noticed on the way to the mystical cloud shrouded peaks of Huangshan

Huangshan Travel Guide

Huangshan Travel Guide

Huangshan or Yellow Mountain Huangshan has a well earned reputation as the most beautiful and stunning of China’s mountains. The views hiking mountain side and cliff top trails are incredible with the mountain peaks appearing to float on a sea of clouds. Huangshan is also Called Yellow Mountain but most people, even foreign tourists, use

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain on a shoestring

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain on a shoestring

One of the great things about travel is the people you meet and the unexpected experiences you have. During a recent trip to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (JDSM) nature reserve in Yunnan province, I met two university students from Hunnan province and we had a great day on a tight budget in JDSM. A

Lijiang Travel – Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Lijiang Travel – Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is a small mountain range in Yunnan province just north of Lijiang city. Towering over the head waters of the Yangtze River, the mountains are famous for their incredible views and are part of a high altitude nature reserve. If you are in Lijiang, a trip to the Jade Dragon

Epic China Travel Fail – Changbai Mountain

Epic China Travel Fail – Changbai Mountain

Changbai Mountain in Jilin province with mountain top lakes, cascading waterfalls, hot springs and more is an incredible natural tourist attraction. After living in Chang Chun (capital of Jilin Province) for over four years, I finally joined a local tour group and travelled to Changbai Mountain. The trip was a disaster! For detailed information on

Changbai Mountain – Jilin Province China

Changbai Mountain – Jilin Province China

With volcanic mountain lakes, snow capped peaks, cascading waterfalls, vast ancient forest, hot springs and abundant wildlife, the Changbai Moutain is one of China’s most stunning natural attractions. The Chinese name Changbaishan (长白山) means long white mountain. An apt name given the size of the mountain range and the cold weather that keeps the peaks

Skiing in China – Bei Da Hu Ski Resort

Skiing in China – Bei Da Hu Ski Resort

If you like skiing and you are in China, you will love Bei Da Hu. Definitely my favourite place to ski in China. Bei Da Hu id located 50km outside Jilin city in the Jilin province in China’s north east. Depending on the date and who you speak it to, Bei Da Hu has at

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