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Daily Bruin Abroad: China

By Chengcheng Zhang

October 11, 2017 1:46 pm

The Wulan Butong Grassland, located in China’s Inner Mongolia region, is famous for its idyllic landscapes.

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250 miles away from Beijing, Wulan Butong is a popular travel destination. It annually draws thousands of tourists to embrace its beautiful fall palette.

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Beigou, or the North Gully, is a famous spot for sunrise photography. Many photographers and tourists wake up before 5 a.m. to catch this gorgeous moment of the day.

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The morning glows over the grassland.

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Foliage surrounding Princess Lake turns into brilliant colors during autumn.

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Many horses graze the grasslands.

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Sheep are also part of the Wulan Butong fauna.

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On cold days in Wulan Butong, locals enjoy hotpot.

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Early morning fogs the quiet lake at Wucaishan, which translates to "colorful mountains."

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Fall comes early in Wulan Butong, and frost begins to cover the plants during the crisp mornings.

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Wulan Butong used to be the royal hunting ranch of the Qing emperors. Now, it is a well-known filming location, where over 60 films and TV series were produced in the past 10 years.

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A track carries forage for livestock.

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Vendors sell souvenirs and crafts produced by locals near tourist sites.

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