Sarina’s Travel Journal in Nov 2011: Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, a holy mountain full of legends is a must-see in Lijiang. The blue sky, floating fog and the pure snow contribute a picturesque fairy land. Every sight brings you a surprise and every step takes you to a new scene.

Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang, Yunnan Province

Landscape at the foot of the mountain.

Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang, Yunnan Province

Another 10 minutes bus from the entrance to the cable car station.

Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang, Yunnan Province

We were taking the car up to the mountain.

Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang, Yunnan Province

Like a jade dragon lying in the snow, to protect the local Naxi people.(Ancient local legend)

Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang, Yunnan Province

We met a couple taking their wedding photos on this holy mountain.Long time ago, Jade dragon Snow Mountain was said to be a place where young lovers sacrifice their life to approve their true love and escaped from the arranged marriage by their parents. Now this place is favored by lovers.

Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang, Yunnan Province

Like a holy place up to heaven, so amazing.

Holy Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Lijiang, Yunnan Province

Had fun on the mountain. We can play the snow activities.