Archive for August, 2008

Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong Valleys, Sichuan, China

Jiuzhaigou Jiuzhaigou (literally Valley of Nine Villages) is a nature reserve and declared UNESCO World Heritage site in Sichuan, south western China. In autumn, the place is a fairyland of colourful foliage and bright aqua lakes, most intense being the Five Color Lake. Photo by B_cool Huanglong Valley Huanglong Valley is situated south of Jiuzhaigou. [...]

Maldives — Sun, Sand and Stunning Sea

I’m no sun lover but Maldives is too stunning to ignore. An island nation consisting of 26 atolls, Maldives is located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Sri Lanka. I believe when people say they’d love to retire to a beach retreat, this is the exact picture they have in mind. Photo by muha… Crystal [...]