This shot of colorful hills was taken from Danxia Landform (丹霞地貌) near Zhangye (张掖), Gansu Province, China.

*** I came to Zhangye by train from Xi'an, spending 14 hours on the train. Zhangye is very lovely city in the middle of the China's Silk Road.

It was choose by the famous film director, Zhang Yi Mou, for filming location of the movie "A Woman, A Gun and A Noodle Shop".

In the early times that this place was introduced to public, many one did not believe that the colors of this landscape is real.

Now I can confirm that Zhangye Danxia Landform is exactly real and wonderful place.

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