Zhangjiajie Park: Head In The Clouds Or The Sky At Your Feet | Avatar Mountains

In China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (Avatar Mountains) , sandstone pillars stand tall in the mist among forest-covered mountains. Located in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area of Hunan province, their other-worldly beauty represents picture postcard perfect #Chinese nature. In recent years, they have inspired the underwater world of Pandora which forms the backdrop to James Cameron’s Avatar movie, and drawn in ever more tourists to its attractions, such as the famous Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge. RT Documentary explores the town of Zhangjiajie and its surrounding nature with those who live there year round – groundbreaking sandstone artist Li Junsheng and the indigenous Bai people – to find out the secret of the simple life. 00:002:33 Preparing for Dragon Boat Day 4:08 Carp fishing with bare hands 6:21 Jobs for the Bais at Zhangjiajie National Park 7:15 Sand painter Li Judhong works hand in hand with Nature 10:15 Hunting for colour in a mountain forest 13:36 Glass bridge of terror 16:28 The mountain pillars that inspired James Cameron’s film Avatar 18:27 Bai women’s flowery national dress 19:59 Pruning a gingko tree 23:39 At last, family celebrations start on Dragon Boat Day

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