It is a lifesaving Chinese medicine for soldiers on the battlefield in the modern history of China. We call it the best effective medicine "Qu Huan Zhang Wan Ying Bai Bao Dan - 曲焕章万应百宝丹", later people call it "Yunnan Baiyao - 云南白药".
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Everybody has heard of the Yunnan Stone Forest in Shilin near Kunming. But did you know that the Stone Forest has three siblings? There are four "Earthen" Forests in Yunnan, next to the Stone Forest, there is the Earth Forest, the Sand Forest and the Plaster Forest.
Yunnan has many beautiful sceneries and is famous for her mountains, ethnic minority tribes and perfect climate. But as the Chinese idiom “有山有水” (yǒu shān yǒu shuǐ) describes, the perfect sceneries “have mountains, have water”. Without curling rivers and tranquil lakes, Yunnan’s landscape would lose a lot of her charm. So let’s take a look at the lakes of Yunnan that add the “shuǐ” to Yunnan’s “shān”.
Many countries have given a negative travel advise for China now and many travellers are worried about the Coronavirus outbreak. We understand this and we follow this advise and expect the situtation to slowly get back to normal after February 2020. We are available for enquiries and questions!
As many have already heard, a new strain of Coronavirus has emerged in China. What is the situation in Yunnan and is it safe (and practical) to travel now?