Shangri-La County (香格里拉县 Xiānggélǐlā Xiàn) is the new Chinese name for this ancient Tibetan county, previously known as Zhongdian County (中甸县 Zhōngdiàn Xiàn) to the Chinese, and Gyalthang to the Tibetans.
From the Shangri-la Travel Guide
A nice place out of town, which was ideal for me as I needed time-off to complete work. If you are only in Shangr-la for a short period it is not recommended. Warm showers (uses solar heating), comfortable mattresses and good food. Feels like you staying with locals. Good distance from the lake and the moutain if you are keen on some hiking. ... more
that I haven't yet filled you in on Shangri-La, so just bear with me, and wait for a later post!) where we met our driver for the day. In the Old Town of Shangri-La there are no cars, so we walked with our ...
Posted in 2+2 travel by aboo10
香格里拉 to 成都
So I suppose you're mildly curious as to what I've been up to hey? Well before I divulge the mildly amusing details let me fore-warn you, I'm doing this on my iPhone so typos shall be rife. appologies m'dears. So Shangri-la to Chengdu via West Sichuan was a no-go unfortunately SOOOOO I had ...
Posted in Galavanting through China by Messus