Libo, Guizhou, China - Libo Zhangjiang Scenic Spot is located in Libo County, southern Guizhou, covering an area of about 273 square kilometers. Dubbed a "green gem", this national scenic area features wild karst forests interwoven with beautiful waterscapes and striking valleys and mountains. The area, together with the Maolan National Nature Reserve, an amazingly beautiful karst forest rarely seen in the subtropical zone along the same latitude, was named a World Natural Heritage site in 2007.
"I am woman, hear me roar" I won't be complaining about taking my kids places after seeing this. fotojournalismus: Guizhou, China Kazuyoshi Nomachi - A well traveled woman
Heaven's Gate Mountain, Zhangjiajie City, China - Years ago, a cliff collapsed here and left a 400ft-tall hole, which many now believe to be the door to heaven. This staircase leading to the hole consists of 999 steps, the number "9" being chosen because it has the same pronunciation as the word for "eternal" in Mandarin.