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The Four Sisters & The Valley of Nine Villages: <br> China’s Mythic Creatures & Wild Landscapes

The Four Sisters & The Valley of Nine Villages:
China’s Mythic Creatures & Wild Landscapes

Emily Goodheart Kautz March 9, 2019 0

Jiuzhaigou Valley and Nature Reserve, deep in the Minshan Mountains, is a veritable fairyland, resplendent with blooming orchids, 220 species of singing birds, primeval forests and cascading waterfalls. Jiuzhaigou translates to “valley of nine villages,”

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Discover China’s Wild Lake Country

Discover China’s Wild Lake Country

Lisa Poppleton August 23, 2012 0

Like fragments of glass, 114 lakes shimmer across the landscape of Sichuan’s Jiuzhaigou National Park on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau.  Indeed, legend relates that the lakes originated in the shattering of a

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