A World Heritage Site is a place that is listed by UNESCO as being culturally or physically significant. Founded in 1972 to protect endangered monuments in Egypt and Sudan, a World Heritage Site can range from being a lake to an entire city. As of this year, there are 1031 listed sites spanning over 163 countries […]
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Discover the Real-Life Shangri-La and More in Yunnan!
Mountainous terrain and smooth lakeside plains offer myriad environs and technical challenges for cyclists. Add the majestic beauty and unique traditions and history and you get a taste of the visions James Hilton saw as he envisioned the peaceful paradise for his book, Lost Horizons. Located in southwestern China, Yunnan province borders Burma, Laos, and […]