If there is one word that best captures Dongchuan Red Land, it must be “palette”. It is such an amazing spectacle that you can never imagine if you have never been there. God knocked over his palette, dropping the heaven paint, which makes Dongchuan such a stunning masterpiece. Red, green, white and yellow are matched into rolling rainbow ribbons stretching to sky.
Dongchuan, a rural area in the northeast of Kunming, is believed that it has the world’s most imposing red earth, even more magnificent than that in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Because of the warm and humid climate in Yunnan, the Iron oxide in the soil deposited slowly through years and gradually developed an extraodinary reddish brown soil. It is seldom visited by general tourists for its remoteness and inadequete lodging facilities, however, the land with picturesque scenery is paradise for photograghy fans.