China, Yunnan Province, in southwest, is one of the country’s most geographically and ethnically diverse regions.
It has opened up considerably to travelers and become a focus for ecotourism since the last edition of this book was published. Coverage of Yunnan’s many attractions includes the provincial capital of Kunming, the legendary Yangtze and Mekong Rivers, Buddhist stupas, and Tibetan border monasteries. Essential practical information is backed up by a detailed insight into Yunnanese history and culture, giving an all-around picture of this intriguing province.
Features include: *Excellent coverage of ethnic minorities *Highlights, events, and festivals throughout the year *Information for naturalists, hikers, and cultural travelers *Air, rail, and road links with the rest of China, southeast Asia, and the United States
topics: China, Yunnan Province,Kunming,Stephen Mansfield, Martin Walters