Dragon - Close Up On Shangri-La DVD Features
'The Dragon: Close-up on Shangri-La' brings the viewer in the heart of one of the most exotic parts of China: Yunnan Province. We start out touring the city of Dali squeezed between the Changshan mountain range and the picturesque Erhai Lake. We visit the temples on the lake's shore and the islands in the middle of the lake with its minorities ridden villages. We continue latter with a visit of the Taoist temples from the slopes of the mountain and to nearby villages inhabited by the local Bai population.
We continue latter to the remarkably picturesque Lijiang, the center of the matriarchal Naxi minority that are also the preservers of the shamanistic Dongha tradition, a place that is being promoted by the Chinese as the location of the mythical Shangri-La.
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