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Melanie Timmerman
posted on Friday, March 20th 2020 at 04:14
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Everybody has heard of the Yunnan Stone Forest in Shilin near Kunming. But did you know that the Stone Forest has three siblings? There are four "Earthen" Forests in Yunnan, next to the Stone Forest, there is the Earth Forest, the Sand Forest and the Plaster Forest.

Melanie Timmerman
posted on Wednesday, March 4th 2020 at 01:43
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Yunnan has many beautiful sceneries and is famous for her mountains, ethnic minority tribes and perfect climate. But as the Chinese idiom “有山有水” (yǒu shān yǒu shuǐ) describes, the perfect sceneries “have mountains, have water”. Without curling rivers and tranquil lakes, Yunnan’s landscape would lose a lot of her charm. So let’s take a look at the lakes of Yunnan that add the “shuǐ” to Yunnan’s “shān”.

Melanie Timmerman
posted on Wednesday, February 5th 2020 at 01:27
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Many countries have given a negative travel advise for China now and many travellers are worried about the Coronavirus outbreak. We understand this and we follow this advise and expect the situtation to slowly get back to normal after February 2020. We are available for enquiries and questions!

Melanie Timmerman
posted on Tuesday, January 28th 2020 at 02:52
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As many have already heard, a new strain of Coronavirus has emerged in China. What is the situation in Yunnan and is it safe (and practical) to travel now? 

Melanie Timmerman
posted on Wednesday, January 22nd 2020 at 20:09
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When you think Chinese New Year, what’s the first animal that comes to mind? My guess is that for many that would be a dragon. Possibly because that is an animal generally associated with China, next to the panda. Whereas I’d say the panda is a more modern symbol of China, dragons have played a part in China’s traditions for millennia.