China: Yunnan Province, 2nd: The Bradt Travel Guide

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9781841621692: China: Yunnan Province, 2nd: The Bradt Travel Guide

Yunnan Province, in southwest China, is one of the country's most geographically and ethnically diverse regions. It has opened up considerably to travelers and become a focus for ecotourism since the last edition of this book was published. Coverage of Yunnan's many attractions includes the provincial capital of Kunming, the legendary Yangtze and Mekong Rivers, Buddhist stupas, and Tibetan border monasteries. Essential practical information is backed up by a detailed insight into Yunnanese history and culture, giving an all-around picture of this intriguing province. Features include: *Excellent coverage of ethnic minorities*Highlights, events, and festivals throughout the year*Information for naturalists, hikers, and cultural travelers*Air, rail, and road links with the rest of China, southeast Asia, and the United States

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Yunnan is China's most ethnically and geographically diverse province, and a mecca for naturalists. Carved by the power of the legendary Yangtze and Mekong rivers, and backed by the majestic Tibetan highland, its landscape has given rise to such magical-sounding places as Tiger Leaping Gorge and the petrified forest at Shilin.This ground-breaking Bradt guide provides coverage of Yunnan's many attractions, including the provincial capital, Kunming, and Xishuangbanna, home of the Dai people. Essential practical information is backed up by a detailed insight into Yunnanese history and culture, giving an all-round picture of this intriguing province.This guide includes highlights, events and festivals throughout the year; excellent coverage of ethnic minorities; information for naturalists, hikers and cultural travelers; air, rail and road links with the rest of China, Southeast Asia, USA and Europe; accommodation, restaurants and local transport - plus health and safety. (5 1/4 x 8 1/2, 304 pages, color photos, illustrations, maps)

About the Author:

Martin Walters is a writer, editor, and naturalist based in Cambridge, England. He studied zoology at Oxford and has had a lifelong interest in birds, botany, natural history, and conservation. He makes regular visits to China and has become fascinated by its natural history. Working with local biologists there, he has access to the latest information on China's biodiversity and nature reserves and will be co-leader of a nature tour to China in 2006. Stephen Mansfield is a photographer and writer living in Japan. He travels widely throughout Southern Asia and has specialist knowledge of ethnic minorities. His guide to the Philippines is also published by Bradt.

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