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[28 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | 1,550 views]
Top 5 Lakes in China with Google Earth Links

There are numerous lakes in the territory of China. According to official data, there are about 2700+ lakes which are larger than 1 km2 in area. Their total area is larger than 90,000 km2, close to the size of Zhejiang Province. Not to mention that there are also lots of man-built reservoirs. They are vastly distributed all around China, while mid-and-down stream of Yangtze River and Tibet Plateau have lakes located more densely. Here I list the top 5 most beautiful lakes (scenic places) in China.

Scenic Splendor of China »

[11 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Top 5 Karst Peak Forests in China with Google Earth Links | 4,471 views]
Top 5 Karst Peak Forests in China with Google Earth Links

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Karst topography is a landscape shaped by the dissolution of a layer or layers of soluble bedrock, usually carbonate rock such as limestone or dolomite. — wikipedia
Top 5 Karst Peak Forests in China with Google Earth Links
Southern China is rich in precipitation. The power of water has carved and shaped the rocks into beautiful karst formations. Here I list the top 5 most beautiful karst “peak forest” scenic places in China.
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[13 Feb 2009 | One Comment | 6,374 views]

Introduction:
Temples are not only popular tourist destinations but also important part of Chinese culture. No matter it’s Buddhism, Taoism, Confucian, Ancestral, or any memorial one, it is a piece of cultural essence. It contains intangible value in architecture, art, religion, and sociology, etc.  From these different temples, we can know Chinese culture from a unique angle.  So temples are always among the best places of interest to travel. Here, I list top 10 temples in China with wikipedia links and google earth kml files. Let’s begin our trip in the …