Shangri La (香格里拉) or Zhongdian (中甸) China, Dêqên, Yunnan | 2016 FULL HD Travel Video
This week we go from Lijiang to Shangri-la (香格里拉). A place they used to call Zhōngdiàn (中甸). It's in Yunnan province, China, but you definitely feel the Tibetan vibes here.
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We stayed at: Kevin's Trekker Inn, Shangri-La, China
Good place, sweet and friendly, great value for your money.
http://www.booking.com/hotel/cn/xiang-ge-li-la-long-men-ke-zhan.html?aid=899321 (affiliate link)
Our hike to the Yakfields around Shangri-La and our Tibetan Homestay we arranged with: Khampa Caravan.
Loved it! The hike is definitely lonely and unique, though the village was not as spectaculair as we'd hoped.
And for those who wonder: Till early 2000's this town was called Zongdian, but the government thought it would attrack more tourists if they would rename the place Shangri-La. After the novel of James Hilton. Where Shangri-La is described as a mystical paradise on earth....
In 2014 the old city got fire and hundreds of houses were destroyed. Though rebuilding goes fast!
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Winter MVT 4 Allegro by John Harrison with the Wichita State University Chamber Players
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Sugar Zone by Youtube Audio Library
Folle by Lohstana David
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Vexento with Busy Mind
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Local Music played on the street (dancing)
White Horses Greg Atkinson
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Landra'd Dream by Jason Shaw from audionautix.com
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Run Amok by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com
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Music - "Of Dark Rooms and Crooked Candles" by Josh Woodward. Free download: http://joshwoodward.com/
Music - "Up Killkenny" by Josh Woodward. Free download: http://joshwoodward.com/
Passed Tense by Anne van Schothorst under CC BY license
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For all of you out there from the Philippines who LOVE ISAW! I made a song for you :)
Check it out: "Isaw Song | Dip it in Vinegar | Philippines | TravelGretl 2017"
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