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Collection #14: Travel Sketchbooks—China, Part 1

The most intimate way to experience a place is to draw it in a sketchbook—to see every detail and absorb the entire atmosphere (the sounds and smells, the light and shadows) around your subject. 530 more words


The Countryside of China - Karst mountains & Yangshuo

(photo: Yangshuo bamboo boat & Karstmountains)

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This year I was lucky – I got a ‘spontaneously 6-day layover’ in Xiamen on my roster. Perfect  to head out for a trip to Guilin & Yangshuo, the countryside of China where the famous Karst mountains are located. 2,040 more words

Travel Stories

The landscapes of Guilin and Yangshuo - China

A short 3 day trip to Guilin and Yangshuo in Guanxi province in China.

From Hong Kong a 40 min cross border bus to Shenzhen. From Shenzhen to Guilin by night service sleeper bus. 64 more words


Guilin, a Li river cruise and a rooster that lost its head

10/7 We left Xian quite ready to be on our way again. Mode of transport to Guilin was by plane and so we set out for Xianyang airport. 883 more words


Hiking the Dragon's Backbone from Guilin

Guilin 桂林 is home to China’s most archetypal scenery, so much so, you feel like you have stepped into a Chinese landscape painting. We planned our visit here around two different places: Longsheng and Yangshuo. 328 more words

South East Asia

Women Of China

While touring in China in 2008, shortly after they hosted the Summer Olympics, I took over a thousand photographs, mostly by briefly hanging back as our tour group moved on. 1,087 more words


Part Two - Guìlín, Yángshuò and the Lóngjî Rice Terraces

Day Six

Today was simply a transit day. We ate like kings at our buffet breakfast (five star hotel remember?) and then flew to Guìlín where we were greeted with more torrential rain. 909 more words