Legend of the 8216;Love-Suicide Meadow8217;
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Caption: Legend of the 8216;Love-Suicide Meadow8217;
Photo by: Jack D Ives
Date: 1994
Place: Yi village, Lijiang, Yunnan, China
Altitude: 2365 m.
Lat/Long: 27d 15m 15.86s N / 100d 51m, 29.35s E
Keywords: Jack d. ives
Description: The Yi tourist trade success came to the attention of the local Naxi government authorities who attracted funds from business men in Hong Kong to construct a chairlift from the main road that leads north from Lijiang up to the Love-Suicide Meadow. By October 1995, only twelve months after opening, the chairlift had been amortized and business had exceeded 10,000 persons per year: 1994