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March 2, 2004

China: Stone Forest

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 10:06 pm

a wood of  stones near Kunming
Near Kunming, there is a famous “stone forest” - high rocks and boulders that actually look like a wood or forest.
In between there are many beautiful spots with romantic pools and flowers.
Needless to say that many tourist groups come her…

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