Today’s smiling faces travel photo is of a Tibetan Buddhist monk grinning while he washes his hands in Zhongdian (Shangrila), China. This area formerly known as Zhongdian (now Shangrila) is where one can start to enter the Tibetan Buddhist world. Wandering around the city there is a distinct Tibetan influence. This is a travel photo from Zhongdian (Shangrila), China. And if you are looking to find a little Shangrila a bit closer to home, then why not get more information on walking and cycling tours across Europe and the UK.