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a lazy morning in guilin & return to nanning

Sunday, November 23:  This morning, I have a leisurely morning at the Guilin Sapphire Hotel.  I walk down the street to a coffee shop where I order some Chinese-style pastry, which I always think is going to taste like Western pastry but doesn’t.   614 more words


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