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Yangshou: Karsts and Cormorants

Barry and I are traveling again in China and have come to Yangshou, near Guilin, an area of fantastic topographical limestone karsts, the subject of many paintings since ancient times. 231 more words


Ha Long Bay - Vietnam

Ha Long Bay is probably the first thing you think about when you think of Vietnam. If it’s not – it should be. This UNESCO World Heritage Site (named so in 1994), really took my breath away, and I am convinced that the best way to see and experience Ha Long Bay is with a cruise ship. 294 more words

a raft trip down the li river: yangdi to xingping

Friday, October 3:  I’ve been told by Matthew at the hotel that I should be in the lobby by 6:45 a.m., but when I go down, the guard is asleep on the hard bench chair, and none of the other staff is in sight.   1,706 more words


the seven star tea plantation and return to yangshuo

Sunday, October 5: After Vivian and I finally leave her brother’s house, we zoom down a dirt road along a steep drop-off at what I think is a perilous speed.   925 more words


The Great Train Adventure Part I: Guangxi

China is a HUGE place. It’s approximately 3.7 MILLION square miles full of deserts, tropics, forests and urban centers. It has 22 provinces full of approximately a BILLION people. 964 more words