Friday, September 23, 2011
The first turn of Jinsha River
Jinsha River (Golden Sand River) is the westernmost of the major streams of the Yangtze River, flows for 6,418km, the longest in Asia, only next to Nile and Amazon as the world’s 3rd longest. The Yangtze name was more referred by Westerners, in China, it is simply called the Long River.
We stopped here for a brief rest, photograph, before moving further to Deqin. This image is stitched from 2 shots made with Canon 1Ds III + ES-E 17/4L to cover enough landmass.