Photographer's Note

At an elevation of about 4800m, Jiuzhaigou Valley in Northern Sichuan is a nature reserve of exceptional natural beauty with spectacular jagged alpine mountains soaring above coniferous forest around a fairyland landscape of sapphire-and-emerald- tinted crystal clear waters, lakes, waterfalls, limestone terraces, caves and other beautiful features.


The morning stillness reflects heaven and earth on this Arrow Lake, the Tibetan call this landscape magical, "Nowhere else under the sky can match Jiuzhaigou"

In an ancient love story, a Tibetan god gave a mirror polished by clouds and wind to a goddess, who dropped it. Shards scattered, forming Jiuzhaigou's 118 lakes and this is one of them....

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