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The awesome wonder of God’s handiwork!

Originally posted on Simple & Interesting.:

The Stone Forest or Shilin  is a notable set of limestone formations located in Shilin Yi Autonomous County, Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of China, near Shilin approximately 120 kilometres (75 mi) from the provincial capital Kunming. The tall rocks seem to emanate from the ground in the manner of stalagmites, with many looking like petrified trees thereby creating the illusion of a forest made of stone.Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, enjoys great fame among tourists not only because the region features a consistently warm climate, but also thanks to its wonderful vistas and landscapes. Among the most dramatic of these attractions is the Stone Forest (Shilin), known since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.) as the ‘First Wonder of the World.’

It is in Lunan Yi Nationality Autonomous County, which is about 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Kunming and requires only a three-hour drive. It covers…

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4 responses

  1. Amazing scenery. I see you still visit my friend Naomi’s site. She’s making Jimmy’s birthday cake again this year. Jimmy asked her during the summer if she would make him a birthday cake. The past 3 years when I ask him what he wants for his birthday (Dec 23), Christmas the answer is always the same. Is Naomi going to make me a birthday cake. That’s the main thing he cares about. LOL. She’s a wonderful person.
    Bob A.

    November 18, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    • That is wonderful Bob A. We all need someone special in our lives and she a special person. God bless you my friend!

      November 18, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    • It is amazing isn’t it. Things like this always make me wonder what heaven can be like if there is so much beauty and uniqueness here on the earth. It is simply unimaginable.

      November 18, 2012 at 3:15 pm

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