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[Tibet] Maduo, source of the Yellow River [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2011-12-16 21:27:37 |Display all floors
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Maduo, which means "the source of the Yellow River" in Tibetan, is the first stop into Tibet from inland China. It's located in Qinghai Province about 500 kilometers to the southwest of Xining, the provincial capital.

Although it has a small population and has a severe climate, many people come to Maduo to trace the source of the river, which is regarded as the cradle of Chinese culture.

Maduo has more than 4,000 lakes. Zhaling Lake and Eling Lake are the most famous. Between the two lakes, an Ox Head tablet marks the origin of the Yellow River. The crystal-clear lakes attract thousands of migrant birds in winter and spring.

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Post time 2011-12-16 22:57:59 |Display all floors
The MADUO is quite clear and beautiful,Do you have the traveling line around it.
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Sure, Maduo is very beautiful, especially their water in the lake. but i have never reach here, if you have some guidelines for Maduo trips, hope you take it here to share and then let more people learn about it. At the same time, people should protect it and care their condition around Maduo.

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