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Backpacking in Guilin II

We drifted down the Li River in small, structurally unsound, bamboo boats to Yangshou–a charming yet backpacker-infested town, full of karaoke bars and shops that looked like they had never left 1996. 138 more words

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Doggy Style

After three days in Guilin that were as sweet as the contents of a fat kid’s lunch box, it was time to jump on a plane and fly over to Hong Kong. 837 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 43

COLOURFUL CAVES & BRIGHT CITY LIGHTS
Welcome to Kunming blog fans! Capital of Yunnan province, bustling city of 7.2 million souls, and home to 25 of China’s 56 ethnic groups – this is one colourful city and our home base for the next few days. 999 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 42

A LITTLE BIT OF TOWN & COUNTRY IN YANGSHUO
We took full advantage of today’s clearing skies and explored as much of Yangshuo and the surrounding countryside as we could in a day. 1,003 more words

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Yangshuo: A Mountain Retreat

Sometimes my three day weekends turn into four day weekends because of holidays in China.

The latest holiday was Tomb Sweeping Day which is a time for a family to honor their ancestors and provide some maintainence to their graves. 633 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 41

DOWN THE RIVER WE GO, ALL THE WAY TO YANGSHUO
The Li River is Guilin’s pride and joy; this jade ribbon of water winds its way through the city and surrounding mountains as it has done for millennia, shaping the landscape along the way. 746 more words

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China: Part 1 - The beginning of an epic journey (Guangzhou, Guilin, and Yangshuo)

This is another big one. An entire month travelling around China, most of which would be solo.

As I was sorting out the pictures to use for this blog post I couldn’t help feeling all these nostalgic emotions hitting me. 2,616 more words

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