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New paved road offers lifeline to once-isolated Yunnan village

Updated:2020-06-15 11:07:14   China Daily

The Bala village [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Sitting at the foot of Gezong Snow Mountain, 1,300-year-old Bala village was isolated deep in Shangri-La Grand Canyon in the Diqing Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Southwest China's Yunnan province until 2008, when an asphalt road was completed after more than one decade's hard work.

Keywords:   road village