Follow the fascinating journey of the CCTV expedition which discovers the remote sources of the Yangtze River. Youíll learn about the wildlife of Qinghai-Tibet and itís peopleís efforts to protect it. Then head downstream and let yourself be captivated by the Lijang and the gigantic Leshan Buddha. All this and much more on this episode of Rediscovering the Yangtze River.
China ... the legendary Asian empire that never seizes to amaze us with its originality and evoloution of its civilization. The country that has had the fastest development also has the third largest river in the world. Majestically flowing through its land, the mighty river Yangtze.
In this facinating 6 part series through the scenary, history, and people that surround this great river, you will get a chance to experience a journey that lead us to discover the influence that the river Yangtze has had and the extoridinary changes experienced by China starting in 1980 that proves that next to the Yellow River the Yangtze can be seen as a new mother river.