Forest for the Trees

The Stone Forest is alive with sound, light, and lasers. Located near Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, the "forest" is actually a 13,000-acre maze of limestone formations of extraordinary shapes, sizes, and heights.

The site has been a magnet for visitors, who wander among the stone peaks where, once a year, the Torch Festival of Yi is celebrated. The Sani, a branch of the Yi, one of China's 56 minorities, inhabit the region and an old Sani legend has been adapte

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