A Visual Journey into Yunnan Lost Horizon Rediscovered

A Visual Journey into Yunnan: Lost Horizon Rediscovered

Compiled and Written by Office of Yunnan Local Chronicles Compilation Commission and Institute for Planets

Cloth • 264 pages • 210 × 260 mm • English
Sep 2024 • US$49.95 • CA$66.95
ISBN: 9781487811556

About the Book

Step into the heart of China with A Visual Journey into Yunnan: Lost Horizon Rediscovered, the premier volume in an awe-inspiring series from the Institute for Planets. Venture into Yunnan’s mesmerizing beauty and diversity through the lens of 177 high-definition photographs intricately detailed across the book’s innovative design of folding and pull-out pages.

This extraordinary book doubles as your guide, leading you through Yunnan’s stunning landscapes with nine instructive visual maps, each revealing the region’s rich cultural heritage. With each page turn, you’ll see and hear Yunnan’s echoes. Experience the tranquil sounds of Yunling encapsulated in ten immersive white noise sections, skillfully integrated to bring the enchanting symphony of this land to life.

A Visual Journey into Yunnan: Lost Horizon Rediscovered is more than just a book—it’s an interactive experience that invites you to delve into the breathtaking world of Yunnan. In this place, natural splendor meets vibrant traditions. Let this remarkable journey be your gateway to a land teeming with wonder and beauty like you’ve never experienced before.

About the Author

The Office of Yunnan Local Chronicles Compilation Commission is responsible for the organization, professional guidance, personnel training, review and acceptance, supervision, inspection, and development utilization concerning the compilation of chronicles and yearbooks at the provincial, city (prefecture), and county (district) levels throughout the province. It also undertakes the planning, organization, and general compilation of the Yunnan Provincial Chronicles.

The Institute for Planets is a distinguished Chinese collective specializing in popularizing geographical science. Through a blend of articles, videos, books, and live streams, we captivate an expansive online audience of over 10 million followers. Our mission is to traverse our world’s dimensions and humanity’s essence through a geographical lens. Our content, while rooted in geography, extends its tendrils into many domains, including astronomy, urbanology, architecture, country development studies, and beyond. Through our engaging and interdisciplinary approach, we unravel the intricacies of our interconnected world, inviting our audience on a journey of discovery and understanding.

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