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  • : D '> Kitari: Shangri-La isn't something I'm going to tolerate watching amidst the promising premise, off to the dropped list with you Shangri-La~ >

    Anime Nano!

  • Zhongdian initially adopted the name Shangri-La to attract wealthy foreigners, but most of the tourists in northwest Yunnan were Han Chinese.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • They were taking a little "R &R" -- an afternoon sight-seeing flight over a beautiful interior valley surrounded by mountains, called "Shangri-La" and they planned to be back for dinner.

    Carol Muske-Dukes: Lost in Shangri-La

  • The stupid government changed the name into Shangri-La, even though it is only an ideal.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • I recently visited a Tibetan area of Yunnan Province known as Shangri-La as part of a journalist delegation hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and we were shown a clear picture of the trajectory Beijing believes will be successful in Tibet.

    Shangri-La, or Not

  • There's actually been this whole mystique about this thing called Shangri-La, and we equate these very high places in the hills of Pakistan, up the Chinese border, and places like that, the Hunza (ph) region.

    CNN Transcript Nov 24, 2005

  • He has got -- they ` ve gone to Shangri-La, which is what Camp David was known as before President Eisenhower renamed it.

    Franklin & Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship

  • Atop it was an antenna to serve as a backup relay for communications between the mainland and the base camp Aaron called Shangri-La, now under construction three hundred and twenty kilometers away.

    Beowulf's Children

  • Defense Minister Fox initially denied discussing the 3M case with Boulter when they met in June at a luxury hotel in Dubai called the Shangri-La.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • • In The Year 2525 - Zager & Evans YACHT album which comes out in less than a month on DFA Records SHANGRI-LA, is very much inspired by the discipline of science -- or speculative -- fiction; the idea of "Shangri-La" or "Shambahla" gained traction in the West, like science fiction, in early pulp publishing; its Utopian aspirations strike a similar chord.

    Boing Boing

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