Travel The East


    Asian history


    The Imperiled Utopia

    Peter Moss

    FormAsia 2004

    Hardback 108pp Illustrated 187x102mm

    9789627283911   Product Code: 19273

    Situated beneath snow-capped mountains in the farthest reaches of China's Yunnan province, near the borders of Tibet, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam, the historic town of Lijiang has changed little since Kublai Khan arrived in 1253. This lavishly illustrated guide explores the colourful history, picturesque pagodas and pavilions, tranquil lakes and graceful bridges of a Unesco World Heritage site that many believe to be the original Shangri-La.

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