Travel Blogs from Guilin, China

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Guilin, Guilin, China travel blog

Guilin

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... of jolts and breaks and flying around that ensued through the night. Safe to say we were pleased to disembark! Arrived in Guilin and saw the stunning scenery of the Seven Star Park, including the impressive (albeit with the standard Chinese ...

Rain, rain, rain, rain, and yes, more rain!, Guilin, China travel blog

Rain, rain, rain, rain, and yes, more rain!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... last day in Yangshuo visiting the water caves, paddling about in the streets and watching DVD's (!) and we are now in Guilin, the city to the north of Yangshuo. We left this morning (in the pouring rain!) on the public bus and arrived here ...

October 8, 2004, Guilin, China travel blog

October 8, 2004

A travel blog entry by luolan

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... peak in town. The mountains amazed me-huge rocky formations jutting to obscene heights from right out of the ground. Although Guilin is a hotspot for Chinese tourists, it is still worth visiting. I appreciated the cleanliness more than anything else. Not ...

Pigging out on street food for dinner!, Guilin, China travel blog

Pigging out on street food for dinner!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... all the way to our hostel without any English spoken, we are definitely getting the hang of it now. On our last afternoon in Guilin we looked around the shops for warm clothes but didn't have much success as it was either too expensive or too small for ...

Days in Transit, Guilin, China travel blog

Days in Transit

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... ;the hotel staff we went to our little restaurant for one last meal before leaving for the bus station.  When we arrived in Guilin we ended up getting turned around because we came out of the wrong end of the station so we had to back track a ...

Yunnan - in search of internet access...., Kunming, Yunnan (and Guilin and Yangshuo), China travel blog

Yunnan - in search of internet access....

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... too well as for some reason I kept thinking about being propelled from my bunk if the train crashed! Took a minibus from Guilin train station to Yuangshuo which is a town about an hour away with amazing limestone pinnacle scenery. Our Chinese guesthouse ...

Guilin city tour, Guilin, China travel blog

Guilin city tour

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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Today I took a full day tour of Guilin.  I was joined by just one other couple from London. Our first stop was Seven Star Park.  There was something for everyone in this park.  There was an ampitheaterfor shows.  ...

South Through China - A Beast of a Blog - Part II, Guilin, China travel blog

South Through China - A Beast of a Blog - Part II

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... enjoying those train rides because I get so much reading and writing done... but that was the last long one in China and ended in Guilin...  Again, we didn't do much there - it was just a transit town - we were aiming for ...

Where are we?, Guilin, China travel blog

Where are we?

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... constraint or visa constraints the trip might have been a little different.   Fortunately we have a few free days built into our China leg so needless to say a few days will be spent doing as little as possible. And then of course we should have ...

flight to Guilin, Guilin, China travel blog

flight to Guilin

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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Guilin ...

Wet Wet Wet (not the band), Guilin, China travel blog

Wet Wet Wet (not the band)

A travel blog entry by emmaandemma

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... the Titanic theme and managed to miss every single word and every single note going, bravo.   So 20 hours later we arrived in Guilin at 5am, where it was raining, we then proceeded to wake up the entire hostel getting in, oops. We found in our room ...

Steps, moon radicals and dictionaries., Longji, China travel blog

Steps, moon radicals and dictionaries.

A travel blog entry by guavamama

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... in time to have one last homecooked meal from Chinese Mama back in Longsheng. The next morning, we packed up and headed back to Guilin so Erin and Lindsay could meet up with their mom in Beijing, and I could start the solo-part of my journey and head ...

Castles of carst, Guilin, China travel blog

Castles of carst

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Not much happened here. It biked amongst the carst and the water buffaloes. It was pretty indeed.   ***   WORLD CHANGE STARTS WITH EDUCATED CHILDREN! Give a girl the life long gift of education! Support my appeal 100 GIRLS BACK TO SCHOOL! ...

Chinese Pizza, Guilin, China travel blog

Chinese Pizza

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... a lovely German girl I got talking to and almost made me think maybe I should stay at least one more night. The bus to Guilin went quick enough with good roads all the way and some Chinese version of MTV playing on the bus complete with lyrics being ...

Bizarro Kaifeng, Longsheng, China travel blog

Bizarro Kaifeng

A travel blog entry by guavamama

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... by the English teacher because she also ran a restaurant, which we figured would be helpful since Lindsay was a vegetarian and in China, they consider pork to be a vegetable.  Within minutes of calling the woman, we were shuffling behind Louis, her ...

Li River Cruise, Guilin, China travel blog

Li River Cruise

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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This morning I took a 5 hour cruise on the Li River.  The river is amazingly beautiful!  All along the riverside are numerous mountains that just dart steeply straight up.  They are unlike traditional mountains and ...

Just Passing Through.., Guilin, China travel blog

Just Passing Through..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Trip to Longji Rice Terraces.....to see Fog!, Guilin, China travel blog

Trip to Longji Rice Terraces.....to see Fog!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... like a bulb and an electronic massager were some of the available items. Hostel. As we've booked a couple of internal flights in China (due to Chinese New Year scaring us) were stopping in cheap dorms to save money. We paid 3.50 each and the ...

Just Passing Through.., Guilin, China travel blog

Just Passing Through..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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9 Dragons, 7 Stars, and a Moon, Longsheng, China travel blog

9 Dragons, 7 Stars, and a Moon

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... least we caught them.  The bus station in Longsheng was completely empty, which never seems to be a good thing in China.  We got back to Guilin late and decided to get a good night's sleep so we'd be ready for our next adventure.  (Travis's ...

Climbing the karsts, Guilin, China travel blog

Climbing the karsts

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... to see a giant black mountain rise up right in front of me.  Yep, we had made it to the right place.  Guilin Flowers hostel is conveniently located right across the street from the train station.  The door was even open and we sat in ...

Howzit China!, Guilin, China travel blog

Howzit China!

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Guilin, Guilin, China travel blog

Guilin

A travel blog entry by trent

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... There was a nice reflecting pool at the bottom but overall it wasnt so great. Anyway, the hostel here has a truly rare thing for China - a dog! He's cool(Taixin - Chinese for happy), but is weird in that he's like a midget Irish Setter. I dont care at ...

Natural disasters and interesting people, Guilin, China travel blog

Natural disasters and interesting people

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... ; Food thus far has been quite an experience. As you would guess each region is famous for certain dishes and specialities. For example Guilin is famous for its snake as well as wild cat, bamboo rat and snake-bile wine. So far we have avoided any nasty ...

The day we didn't see the Elephant Rock, Guilin, China travel blog

The day we didn't see the Elephant Rock

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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Erin had wanted to come back to Guilin to see one of the caves, but she chose sleep instead so we took it easy today.  We wandered up to see if we could see the Elephant Rock from shore.  The Elephant Rock is a famous formation that appears to ...

Refreshing Change, Yangshou, China travel blog

Refreshing Change

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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We then went to Yangshou with our Danish friends, which was in the most beautiful area and it was, awful to say, such a relief as it was so pretty and full of backpackers with menus in English, night markets and very small. We hired bikes and cycled ...

Chilling In Gui'lin, Guilin, China travel blog

Chilling In Gui'lin

A travel blog entry by kris

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... made roof tiles, cool scarecrows, small thin wooden boats on the many waterways.. its a joy to ride them. I arrived in Guilin and stated at the Flowers hostel that was conviently located right across from the train station, the place was nothing special ...

Guangxi Province, Guilin, China travel blog

Guangxi Province

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... anyone around, we managed to hitchhike a ride cramped in a pick-up truck down to the main road where buses from Longshan to Guilin pass often. That was just the cherry on top to our wonderful day walking five hours through the rice fields. The views are ...

Famous Longji Terraces, Guilin, China travel blog

Famous Longji Terraces

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... Terraces, sometimes called the Dragon's Backbone rice terraces. The Longji Terraces are located in Longsheng County about 2 hours from Guilin (by express bus, 3 hours by local bus). The rice terraces are built into the hillsides and look like great ...

Guilin, Guilin, China travel blog

Guilin

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... of Zhuang, Yao, Dong, Miao, Hui. Guilin is known for its dramatic Karst topography, the picturesque natural skyline of Guilin City, the limpid Li River, and the "global village" Yangshuo. At Longsheng County, Longji Terraced Rice Fields extends to as far ...

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