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【China。七彩雲南】20140801。昆明-吉隆坡 Kunming to Kuala Lumpur


Last chapter of our 12 days Yunnan journey!
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【China。七彩雲南】20140730。香格里拉獨克宗古城 Dukezong Ancient Town, Shangri-La


Dukezong, or Dorkhar, is a Tibetan town in Shangri-la County, Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan province, China, with more than thirteen hundred years history. It’s a main city where the ancient Tea-Horse Road and the China National Highway 214 (G214) pass. At January 11th of 2014, a fire broke out destroying 2/3 of this city, and cause a huge lost of its historical and cultural value. As we could arrive Shangri-La early in the afternoon, we decided to take a taxi to visit this lost city. Meanwhile, Jessie made her dream come true to have some pictures with a Tibetan mastiff.
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