The homeland of peacocks

In the west of Yunnan Province China, there is a beautiful piece of land, which is named Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture.

Shimiwadi, “Shangri-la in western Yunnan”


   Shimiwadi,  which means a fairy land in Lisu language, is known as Huangcaoba in Chinese. It is located in Sudian,Yingjiang County. It boasts of natural landscape and ethnic custom. Surrounded by rolling mountains and clear streams, the plain is covered by snow in winter and dotted with flowers in spring, gaining the reputation as “Shangri-la in western Yunnan”.

                                    Snow-capped Tangli tree 

 Frosty meadow 

Sunrise on the grassland 

  Horses grazing and wandering on the snow-covered meadow 

Crystal-clear leaves on the bank 

     Here comes the long-awaited spring. The joyous whinny of horses and flora of Tangli flower awakes the plain. 

                             A fairy land with paradisiacal landscape and simple love 

Lisu lads and maidens sing and dance  under the blossoming Tangli tree