The valleys here are extremely steep, and so the locals take advantage of the now disused old road into Dulong to gain access to its forests and wetlands to collect wild herbs and medicinal plants. Photo: Pavel Toporov

Beat the rush to China’s last tourism frontier – remote Dulong Valley

Hong Kong ultrarunner Pavel Toropov explores a high-altitude gorge near the China-Myanmar border. Home to some of China’s last primary forests, it is earmarked for mass tourism; enjoy it while you can

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The valleys here are extremely steep, and so the locals take advantage of the now disused old road into Dulong to gain access to its forests and wetlands to collect wild herbs and medicinal plants. Photo: Pavel Toporov
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