Stone Forest in Yunan China – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of the Stone Forest in Yunan China and was taken by lapin.lapin Stone forest

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Shilin, which is in Chinese means Stone Forest, is located approximately 50 miles from Kunming in southwestern China. The area got its name for the stone structures that are in the shape of trees. It’s believed that the Stone Forest was created nearly 300 million years ago.