Well, really not a fantasy but Shilin, the Stone Forest in Yunnan Province, China, looks as if it were created by some god or space alien who turned the opposition to stone. Quite the opposite if you believe a local legend.
Gossip: Dukezong, China © Russell Johnson
The ancient town of Dukezong in Yunnan Province, China was destroyed by fire this month. More than 232 houses were lost and hundreds of families displaced. Dukezong was an historical centerpiece of a region China renamed Shangri-La in an effort to attract tourists. I shot a video that has a few scenes from the daily life of Dukezong, before the fire, and what is now still a real wonder, the wilds surrounding it.
A man, who was minding his Yak (not shown) in Yunnan Province, China near the Tibetan Plateau.