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  Yuanyang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yuanyang is also the Chinese name of Mandarin Duck.
Yuanyang (Chinese: 元阳; pinyin: Yuányáng) is a Hani minority settlement atop a mountain in the Honghe prefecture of Yunnan province, China.
It is a popular tourist destination due to the vast areas of nearby mountains that have been cultivated in to rice terraces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yuanyang   (216 words)

 Yuanyang's Aesthetic and Bountiful Hani Terraces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Regarded by Chinese travelers as one of China's 17 most beautiful scenic areas, Yuanyang County is in the depths of the Ailao Mountains in Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southern Yunnan Province.
Yuanyang County is world famous for its Hani ethnic minority-constructed farming terraces that zigzag upwards over range upon range of slopes to a height of 144 to 2,000 meters.
Incredibly enough, Yuanyang, with its high mountains and steep valleys and forests, is actually a huge granary in Yunnan Province that was relied on heavily in the 1960s and 1970s to alleviate famine in the inland areas.
www.china.com.cn /english/travel/167248.htm   (1219 words)

 Terraced Fields in Yuanyang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yuanyang County is in the Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province.
Yuanyang is at the foot of the Ailao Mountains on the south bank of the Honghe River in southern Yunnan Province, south of the Tropic of Cancer.
The terraced fields in Yuanyang are called Ladders toward Heaven by the Hani people and are known for four characteristics: First, they are vast in area.
www.china.com.cn /english/travel/56238.htm   (1260 words)

 Yuanyang - City in the mountains of Yunnan
Some days, and all mornings in Yuanyang, were shrouded in a thick fog (we were truly in the clouds); and that, along with the desire to be secretive, made picture taking even more of a challenge than usual.
We did learn that there is a floating market making the rounds of this region; it was in Yuanyang the day we arrived, but on the day of this picture, most of the shoppers were elsewhere.
In the grey, foggy mountains, the colors are as striking as the plumage of tropical birds.
homepage.mac.com /johngoodman/Pages/Yuanyang/yuanyang.html   (604 words)

 Mystical rhythm of Yuanyang PSA Journal - FindArticles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yuanyang County is located in the southern part of Yunnan province, alongside the Red River at the low section of Ai Lao Mountain.
The mountains of Yuanyang are grand with peaks, layers and green folds.
I focus on the animation, the elegance and the magnificence of the terraced fields so that people may feel strong emotion from the mountains and nature.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1306/is_1_70/ai_112358214   (407 words)

 Traveljournals.net - Traveler yunnanguy
In Yuanyang, the area of terraced fields amount to more than 11,000 hectares, and for more than 3,000 steps of which stretch from the foot of a hill up to the top.
Yuanyang is on a high ridge between two valleys.
Yuanyang terraced fields has been placed into the preparatory list of World Heritage in China, the Application of Honghe Hani Terraced Fields for World Heritage has been committed to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization by Chinese Government in January, 2002.
www.traveljournals.net /travelers/yunnanguy   (266 words)

 Yuanyang Trade Co., Ltd., China - Anhui ::: Online B2B Marketplace Connecting buyers and suppliers around the world   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yuanyang Trade Co., Ltd. based in China - Anhui, is a global trading company, seeking for trade partners to start business deals and keep onwards the strong relationship.
Yuanyang Trade Co., Ltd. aim is to serve you the best as holding on win-win solution.
Yuanyang Trade Co., Ltd. would be very pleasant if it could be a part of your business circumstance.
www.b2bfreezone.com /default.cgi/action/viewcompanies/companyid/66236   (273 words)

 BBAS - Article Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yuanyang Lake is an acidic alpine lake located in northern Taiwan.
The lake's acidity displays both spatial and temporal variations and is correlated with concentrations of organic and inorganic carbon, and with some cations in the lake water.
The acidity of Yuanyang Lake may largely be a result of natural acid leaching from the vegetation, rather than acidic precipitation.
ejournal.sinica.edu.tw /bbas/content/2001/1/bot421-03-info.html   (209 words)

 Yuanyang Terraced Field photography tour - Honghe destination guide-Yunnan Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
They are born, raised, and live in steep mountain ridges and deep village, and identify themselves with the mountains.
Which is not only a historical site and a beautiful natural landscape - a great statue on the face of the earth, but also a fruit of ingenious integrating of Hani culture and natural resources as well, a Hani cultural museum in the open.
One of Liwen Ma 's terraced field photo has been selected to be the cover of the journal Science 05 April 2002ce-4-5-02.
www.yunnantour.com /honghe/yuanyang-tour/tips.htm   (405 words)

 GoYi ::
Their belts are the most distinct feature of the outfits—hardly noticeable in the front—they tie in the back into two large, diamond-shaped patterns—with a thick weave of white bordered and centered by an indulgent list of colors.
The Yuanyang Nisu are animistic and polytheistic and as a result feel the need to appease many gods and ward off many forms of evil.
On the first "rat day" of the year, Yuanyang Nisu in some areas will appoint one family from each village to appease the god of the path.
yi.peoples.org /learn/profiles/southern/nisu_yy.htm   (668 words)

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Honghe Hani is famous for cultivating terraced fields and he has created an environmental wonder in mountain area.
Hani culture is a terraced field agricultural civilization, which has a perfect agriculture system and an agro-worship system as well, the concept of worship is built on the basis that man and nature are in harmony, countless terraced fields are an evidence of this belief.
Yuanyang terraced fields has been inscribed as World Heritage in January, 2002.
www.greatestcities.com /talkread.bml?journal=yunnanguy&itemid=590   (84 words)

 News Home Page
The terraced fields of Yuanyang in Southwest China's Yunnan Province have been inscribed as a World Heritage since January 2002.
The terraced fields of the Hani ethnic group in Yuanyang County are spectacular.
The best place to view the terraced fields is in the south of Yuanyang County, where the mountains are covered with terraces extending 2,000 metres, from the mountain top down to the valley.
www.yunnantourism.net /new/new_index.asp?news_id=139   (237 words)

 Southwest China Photography Tour - Photo Explorer Tours
The Yuanyang area of the Ailiaoshan mountains features many spectacular views of steeply terraced fields carved over hundreds of years by the local Hani, Yi, Dai, Miao, Yao, and Zhuang people.
Set near the China-Vietnam border and with the Yuanjiang River flowing through it, Yuanyang is now attracting more and more attention from overseas tourists for its unparalleled terraced paddies and diverse ethnic cultures of the Hani, Yi, Dai, and Yao.
The Hani minority in Yuanyang has been renowned for creating a harmony between man and nature among the village, forests, river, and terraced paddies.
www.photoexplorertours.com /swchina.htm   (2989 words)

 The 4th International Hani/Akha Culture Studies conference
This decision was approved and supported supported by the Honghe Prefecture Government and the Conference will be held in the beautiful Hani areas of Yuanyang and Honghe counties, of the Honghe Prefecture.
Hani terraced fields distribute in Yuanyang, Honghe, Luchun and Jinping Counties, in where Hani People inhabit in compact community, and connecting terraced fields are seen from mountain to mountain with great momentum.
The area of terraced fields amount to more than 11,000 hectares just in Yuanyang County, where is the core district of the Application for World Heritage, and for more than 3,000 steps of which stretch from the foot of a hill up to the top.
www.hani-akha.org /mpcd/international/4th.html   (1278 words)

 China Province - Region, Regional
Located in northeastern Napping County, the Yuanyang Stream is a national scenic area and the only mandarin duck nature reserve in China.
The secluded hills with a dense growth of trees in the vicinity are a fine habitat of the mandarin duck.
The scenic area is composed of the Baishui Stream, Yuanyang Stream, Chaxi Stream, Shuizhu Stream-Kao Stream, and Yuanyang Lake tourist zones.
www.cntravel.biz /china_columns/provinces/fujian/fji-nide.shtml   (375 words)

 TrekEarth | Yuanyang update 11-24-2005 Photo
The Duoyishu terraced fields in Yuanyang changed their colors accordingly to the direction and height of sun against your point of view.
Yuanyang is beutiful as you discribed it in your photos - tnx for sending me all the way up here.
the place is some 18km from old yuanyang in lushen's direction.
www.trekearth.com /gallery/Asia/photo277336.htm   (836 words)

 aliao stock images / stock images of aliao photos search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hani rice terraces of Yuanyang in Yunnan province China 2004 ?
A birds eye view of rice terraces of Yuanyang in Yunnan province China 2004 ?
Hani village women planting rice at rice terraces of Yuanyang in Yunnan prov...
www.photographersdirect.com /stockimages/aliao.asp   (665 words)

 TrekEarth | Yuanyang update 11-21-2005 Photo
The terraced fields at Laohuzui near Yuanyang changed their colors accordingly to the direction and height of sun against your point of view.
After about an hour of driving out of Yuanyang, you will finally descend to lower areas and hopefully be able to see rice paddies.
Even though I traveled on two overnight buses to get to Yuanyang (from Xishuangbanna), I wasn't that disappointed, because I got a lot of good pictures of the minority women (and there are A LOT of them).
www.trekearth.com /gallery/Asia/photo276842.htm   (698 words)

 ::With YANA, You Are Not Alone::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
If you have seen the famous Banaue rice terraces of the Ifugaos in The Philippines and then visit the endless rice terraced mountains of Yuanyang in Southern Yunnan, you regret having wasted time and gone through an unsafe trip on Luzon's killer roads.
The 10,000-hectare terraced fields feed a population of 336,971, and the 63,958.4-hectare forest provides water for daily use and irrigation of the entire county.
There are 4,653 ditches irrigating the terraced fields in Yuanyang.
www.withyana.com /200511_4.asp   (485 words)

 Man Man Zou » Blog Archive » Dreaming of Rice Paddies
I first heard of Yuanyang on TrekEarth, and was excited because it’s relatively unknown to tourists.
November is the best month to visit Yuanyang because the rice paddies are flooded with water- it was a rare moment on this trip that we were in the right place at the right time.
But based on photos I’ve seen of Yuanyang on a good day and what I saw out of the bus window, I think that Banaue has some stiff competition.
camereye.com /journal?p=170   (1349 words)

Enjoy a couple of short rides today to visit some of the oldest structures in China at Tuanshan village and visit the Shuanglong Bridge.
Cycle an incredible 30 km uphill to the old town of Yuanyang.
Around Yuanyang, visit Shencun, and nearby Hani villages, and delve into the areas rich ethnic diversity.
www.exotissimo.com /Adventure/biking-tour-south.htm   (703 words)

 TrekEarth | Yuanyang Experience •••• Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In Yuanyang, the colors of terraced fields could be a big surprise: Reciprocity between the angle of the sun and the height of each piece of field plus the type and color of weed they contain.
Here you can see the red weed, the blue water, the transparent water and green weed or the yellow mud.
I agree with some of comments below that the sharpness could be better but the color range is great.
www.trekearth.com /gallery/Asia/China/photo345697.htm   (553 words)

 Rice terrace in Yuanyang, Yunnan provice China -- China travelogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Rice terrace in Yuanyang, Yunnan provice China -- China travelogue
Yuanyang, a county south of Kunming in Yunan provice.
It is not famous at all, but the Rice terraces there is very unique and known by very few people, they were built by the Hani ethnic group.
www.chinahighlights.com /travelogue/2006_06_01_64.html   (205 words)

 Minority discovery in south east yunnan. china.
Outside of town, stop at the Twin Dragon Bridge built during the Qing Dynasty and the village of Tuanshan where traditional architecture and wood carvings have been left intact.
Continue your journey through interesting landscapes to Yuanyang, the center of many traditional minorities and set in magnificient landscapes of terrasse fields.
Stop at villages surrounding Yuanyang nestled on a peak overlooking the terraced paddies and visit some Red Yao, Miao and Dai minority villages before reaching Jingping nearby the border with Vietnam.
www.asia-planet.com /china/packagetours/yunantour-minoritydis.htm   (720 words)

 Package china   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Day 4 : Jianshui - Yuanyang : Meals Provided (B L D) Visit the Garden of Family Zhang in Tuanshan village and villages of Yi and Hani minorities.
Day 5 : Yuanyang : Meals Provided (B L D) Today we enjoy the spectacular view of terraced rice fields and villages of Yi and Hani minority.
Day 6 : Yuanyang - Jinpin : Meals Provided (B L D) Drive 150Km along the Red River to Jinpin, visit Miao,Yao and Dai villages, make photo stops en route.
www.mkways.com /china/ch8.html   (296 words)

 AsiaTrip: China, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia - photos of buses in Yunnan Province on Worldisround   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Tied up with the workload after time being away from home, I just could not do the post-processing of all pictures saved in RAW format.
At first, when reading the question, I was afraid that I made a misled info, then I went back to screen out the 53-CD collection of recent trip.
Kunming to Yuanyang is a 331-km trip that extends to 7 driving hours.
www.worldisround.com /articles/157904   (277 words)

 Henan Province Family Ruthlessly Persecuted for Practising Falun Gong | Clearharmony - Falundafa in Europe
He was put in Yuanyang County Detention Centre by Yuanwu Township Police in August 2000 and was treated miserably there for two months for practising Falun Gong.
Another son, Hao Tiansong, 36 years old, also a farmer, was taken from his home by Yuanyang Police and sent to Yuanyang County Detention Centre.
He was imprisoned there for a month, abused during his detention and forced to pay a 10,000-Yuan fine.
www.clearharmony.net /articles/200307/13570.html   (435 words)

 Yuanyang Terraced Fields - Shangri-La-Travel - Paradise for Visitors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The fields stretch from the toot of the mountain to the summit, like thousands steps of silver stairs.
The smaller plots are only several square meters in size, while the larger pieces are half a hectare.
Yuanyang terraced fields are also called "mountain soul" by the Hanis.
www.shangri-la-travel.com /sla_yung.htm   (91 words)

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