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Traditions and Customs of China Salar Nationality

Camel Spring is deemed as a magic spring by the Salar people. It is said when the ancestor of the Salar people came to the nearby of the Yellow River from Mid-Asia, the white camel accompanying him sat at the foot of a mountain and became a jade camel spraying a spring from its mouth. […]

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Customs and Traditions – China Hui Nationality

The marriage traditions of the Hui people are deeply influenced by Muslim rules and the engaging procedure is very complicated. The male party needs to present “tentative bag”, “tea bag” and “gifts” for many times. A marriage is not determined until the female party makes a cup of fruit tea. The wedding ceremony is presided […]

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Chaka Salt Lake – brine lake with green salt

Chaka Salt Lake – brine lake with green salt It is located in the south of Chaka Town of Wulan County. This is a brine lake and the lake bottom is covered with a layer of rock salt that is generally 5m thick, with a maximum thickness of 9.68m. The salt is naturally crystallized, with […]

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Qinghai Lake – biggest salt water lake of China

Qinghai Lake – biggest salt water lake of China The area of Qinghai Lake, the biggest salt water lake of China, is 4,547km2. It sits among high mountains and grasslands like a huge jade dish. The water color of Qinghai Lake changes with the depth of water and temperature. The water is blue when it […]

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Huzhu Beishan Mountain – Beishan National Forest Park in Qinghai China

Beishan National Forest Park is one of the intact natural forest resources in Qinghai Provinces, China.  The vegetation is vertically distributed with clear separating lines. Coniferous forest, hardwood forest and alpine bush and mesophorbium jointly constitute the uniqueness and diversification of the scenes of Beishan Forest, while snowy mountains, valleys, special-shaped peaks, stone forests, hornstones […]

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Laji Mountain – Magic Spring with Medicinal Water

Laji Mountain is located 40km south to Xining, the mountain can be reached from Maji Valley of Huangzhong County along the red mountain ridges. The mountain is capped with snow even in May and June when the flowers and grasses at Yaoshui Beach in the valley are thriving. Marshes and warm springs are widespread at […]

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Sun Moon Mountain – Red Mountain for its red rocks

Sun & Moon Mountain is at the east of Qinghai Lake. The mountain was historically called Red Mountain for its red rocks. It is the boundary of the central agricultural area and the Qinghai-Tibet pastoral area. The landscapes in the east and west sides of the mountain are totally different. There are many beautiful legends […]

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Ahnimaqing Peak – a branch of Kunlun Mountain China

As the main peak of Ahnimaqing Mountain, a branch of Kunlun Mountain Chain, Ahnimaqing Peak is 6,282m above the sea level. It is composed of 13 peaks and 57 glaciers, among which, Halong Glacier at the northeastern slope is the longest and largest glacier in the Yellow River valley. The rich water from smelted ice […]

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Qilian Mountain – world influential mountain of China

Qilian Mountain, a world influential mountain of China Qilian Mountain is seated to the south of Hexi Corridor. The northwestern part of it is higher and the southeastern part is lower, but most of the mountain is more than 4,000m high. The highest peak is Gangzewujie Peak, whose elevation is 5,808m. Qilian Mountain is one […]

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Qinghai-Tibet Highway as a huge dragon

Qinghai-Tibet Highway as a huge dragon Started from Xining, it runs westwards through more than 20 plateau cities and towns, many mountains like the famous Sun & Moon Mountain, Kunlun Mountain, Tanggula Mountain and more than one hundred large and small rivers and reaches Lhasa. With a whole length of 1,937km, Qinghai-Tibet Highway likes a […]

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