Three Stages (Key words) : to be continued 1. Ocean Stage Time: 270 million years ago Happenings: ancient sea, shallow, corals, oceanic living beings, sea shells, die, corpse, sink, effect of sunshine and water, fossils, fossilize, thick lime stones layer,
spectacle, enjoy the equal reputation with … Three Gorges of Yangzi River, the Snow- covered Pines in Jilin, and the Landscapes in Guilin (the four most fantastic natural miracles in China) to be continued ---Famous in China:
Four places of interest in China: the Stone Forest in KM, the Landscapes in Guilin, the Terra Cotta Warriors in Xi’an, the Great Wall in Beijing.
--the “ National Key Scenic Spot ” --the “ National 5A-level Tourist Attraction ” by China Tourism Bureau Scenic Status in China:
Criteria: tour facilities, value, scale, preservation
--the “ World Geological Park ” by UNESCO (February13th 2004), to be continued Famous in the world: --World Natural Heritage (2007)
Stone Forest as World Natural Heritage (BK) June 27th, 2007 Time: Place: 31st Session of World Heritage Conference in New Zealand Program Title: Karst Landform in South China ( Stone Forest in Kunming, Libo( 荔波 ) in Guizgou and Wulong( 武隆 ) in Chongqing) to be continued
The emblem of World Heritage (BK): Meaning: Circle: the earth and the nature Square: civilization Connection: harmony
1. Location (Keywords): southeast, Stone Forest Yi Autonomous County, 78 km, How to get there? to be continued
2. Size: well-developed area: 12.9 square km ( includes 7 tour sections P91) 350 square kilometers The main scenic region for visitors:
IV. Highlights in SF ---SF lake (P94): former Prime Minister 周, in 1955, be accompanied by, scenery aesthetic value, artificial, reflection, companion, Goddess of Mercy …
masterpiece, natural carving, it ranks No. One in its size, age, typical formation and good preservation. ---Conclusion:
Case 2: Puzhehei Scenic Region I. General introduction: ---location: P279 & P280 Para. 1 ---status: 3A state-level tourist attraction ---size: 165 square kilometers ---meaning: a pond full of fish and shrimps in Yi language
II. Dock : lake group, mountain peaks and features
---Karst caves: General introduction, Immortal Cave ( P281, Para. 2---P282, Para. 3), to brief the legend,
Questions 1. If visitors intend to visit Naigu (Black) Stone Forest when they finish visiting in Big Stone Forest and Small Stone Forest, what will the tour guide do?
It depends on the time. Naigu Stone Forest is 8 kilometers to the east of the Big Stone Forest. A round trip requires 2 hours ( including the time on the way) at least. Enough time: If possible, please contact travel service (group operator). Tour guide need to clarify the fee for extra visiting and explain why visitor have to pay the extra fee. Impossible : If time is limited, please give a patient and detailed explanation. (to offer a substitute…)
2. How long will it take us to finish travel in Stone Forest Scenic Area? It will take us about 3 hours ( including the lunch time, the Big Stone Forest and the Small Stone Forest)
Home Assignment: Please write your own tour guiding speech of Stone Forest according to the outline, the keywords and useful terms we learned today. Serious warning: No Plagiarism ! Thank you !