Travel Blogs from Longsheng, China

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Bizarro Kaifeng, Longsheng, China travel blog

Bizarro Kaifeng

A travel blog entry by guavamama

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... ," she said with her no-nonsense Chinese attitude coming out in her English.     "Really?!" we said.  "Longsheng already rocks," we thought as we left the hotel.       As we started to explore ...

Longsheng Rice Terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Longsheng Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... up the passengers, a German lady in her 20's joined the tour. We teamed up with her, and a British teacher working out in China. It was still very heavy rain, but as we neared the mountains, some 2 hours later, we were more worried about the ...

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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... to return to Guilin led us to catch the last bus everywhere.  But at 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 ...

Lost Among the Rice Terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Lost Among the Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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...          It turned out to be mildly interesting because the show was put on by China's ethnic minorities. The Zhuang and the Yao nationalities live here, though mainly it is the Zhuang people.  The woman don't ...

Huangluo Village, Longsheng, China travel blog

Huangluo Village

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Famous village of the long haired women, Longsheng mountain ...

Longsheng, Longsheng, China travel blog

Longsheng

A travel blog entry by valach

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Dragon's backbone rice ...

Longji Dragons Backbone Rice Terraces - Day 19, Guilin, China travel blog

Longji Dragons Backbone Rice Terraces - Day 19

A travel blog entry by sue_and_brian

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... Zhuang and Yao people. These people carved up the hillsides into mile upon mile of terraced steps to enable rice cultivation. The name Longsheng, or as per the locals , translates to "Dragon's Back"; the name fits this site and the Chinese who love the ...

Life above the clouds, Longsheng, China travel blog

Life above the clouds

A travel blog entry by robjstaples

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... terraces. The only thing that I've seen that compares in visual impact is the Grand Canyon. This place, however, is unmistakably China. The seemingly endless terracing is a unique image created by the hand of man over about 800 years, yet so natural ...

The Rice Road To Nowhere, Dragons Backbone Rice Terrace, China travel blog

The Rice Road To Nowhere

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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The Longsheng Rice Terraces (Also known as the Dragons Backbone Rice Terraces due to its resemblance of a dragons scales) are a large collection of rice paddies and fields built along a massive slope, that winds from the riverside up to the mountain top. ...

Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, Guilin, China travel blog

Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by carlabroad

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Woke up this morning feeling quit a bit better but still not fantastic. Caught the 8:30 bus up to the village of Dazhai, which took about 3 hours. The walk up to my hostel took about 40 minutes. At the suggestion of the email I got from my hostel, I ...

Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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... mit dem Chinesen und einem Fahrer den er von seiner Firma, wegen der er in Yangshuo war, gesponsort wurde richtung Longsheng. Vorher haben wir noch 2 Kollegen von ihm und meinen riesen Rucksack am Flughafen abgesetzt bzw. eingesperrt, den Rucksack nicht ...

Climbing the Dragon, Longsheng, China travel blog

Climbing the Dragon

A travel blog entry by robjstaples

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... time the we e reach the top of the valley, my hostess and I are the only two people on the bus. As I'm learning about China though, there is always somewhere to buy a ticket, and this is not an exception. 50 Yuan seems pretty steep just to get into ...

Longsheng-rizeve terase, Longsheng, China travel blog

Longsheng-rizeve terase

A travel blog entry by tinateodor

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... se odlocila, da se podava na podezelje in spoznava se drugi obraz Kitajske. Odpravila sva se v manjse mestece (180000 prebivalcev) Longsheng, kjer je mogoce videti zelo zanimiva terasasta polja za vzgojo riza. Danes so te terase v vecje zanimanje turistom ...

Dragon's backbone terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Dragon's backbone terraces

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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Notre arrêt suivant était les rizières de Longshi dans la province du Guanxi. Il y a 2 vallées principales et la ballade entre les deux nous avait été recommandée. On a encore eu besoin de plusieurs bus pour y arriver. De l'entrée du parc, on a ...

The rice fields of Longsheng Dazhai, Longsheng, China travel blog

The rice fields of Longsheng Dazhai

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

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The next morning we rose to a wonderful Chinese breakfats of noodles and eggs and tomatoes. From there we set out on a trek to Ping an along the rice paddies. Along the wya we had many of the locals offer us guidance to show us the way, or invite us in ...

Neon, Longsheng, China travel blog

Neon

A travel blog entry by clurross

... we're back to Guilin by bus, then 2 more buses to get to the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces at Ping'an, Longsheng. this is where, way up in the hills (a scarey hairpin bended road), the landscape has been transformed into farmable terraces. Once ...

Longji - Day 20, Guilin, China travel blog

Longji - Day 20

A travel blog entry by sue_and_brian

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Wonderfully lazy relaxing morning fitting with the light rain falling in the hills. Had a leisurely breakfast of American coffee, stir fried noodles and vegetables. Caucasians are definitely a minority here. We have met a dozen or so Kiwi's, Brits and ...

Dragons Backbone Rice Terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Dragons Backbone Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by helenpretious

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23/9 We set off for Longsheng from the Central bus station, getting on a big empty bus, complete with air conditioning and kung fu!  It seems strange that just about every movie that we have seen in china has consisted of kung fu or other ...

Longji Rice Terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Longji Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by michaelsavage

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... air, and just taking it all in. It was a nice place to be. I returned to Guilin by bus in the evening. From Guilin I took a late night bus to Yangshuo. Yangshuo area is supposed to be one of China's most beautiful landscapes. We will see how it treats ...

Les rizières en terrasse à Longsheng, Longsheng, China travel blog

Les rizières en terrasse à Longsheng

A travel blog entry by z00b

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Longsheng rice terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Longsheng rice terraces

A travel blog entry by jiripek

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Ráno jsme vstávali hodně brzo, protože nás měl před hotelem vyzvednout v 7h minivan. Ten nás přiblížil k autobusu a s tím se vyrazilo na terasovitá políčka. Většina osazenců v autobuse byli ...

Longyi Rice Terraces, Longsheng, China travel blog

Longyi Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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freezing my nuts off, Longsheng, China travel blog

freezing my nuts off

A travel blog entry by jamesemorrow

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Caught a plane to Guilin and after a 3 hour journey north, through some scenery, ended up at the Longji Scenic Area, Longsheng - basically an area of national park, home to some remote hillside villages and lots and lots of rice terraces. The area's ...

Jun 29, 2010, Longsheng, China travel blog

Jun 29, 2010

A travel blog entry by jiabaili

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rizieres de l epine du dragon, Longsheng, China travel blog

rizieres de l epine du dragon

A travel blog entry by maialex

tout d abord lever aux aurores 4h30.. enfin maia a termine le blog tard et avec les ronflements de la chambre d a cote elle n a pas dormi. le taxi etait la .. ouf . par contre il a revu son prix a la hausse binesur ..trop tard pourdire non nous voila ...

Sur l'épine dorsale, Longsheng County, China travel blog

Sur l'épine dorsale

A travel blog entry by renekathy

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On quitte Guilin, on ne sait pas encore si on va y retourner. Un petit bus pas cher nous conduit jusqu'au rizières de Longji, qui veut dire "Le dos du Dragon". Pour s'y rendre, un autre lot de montagnes. Et oui encore des montagnes. Par contre, celle-ci ...

We'll have some rice terraces with the cable car.., Longsheng, China travel blog

We'll have some rice terraces with the cable car..

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... and villages set in the steep hill sides of this region. We've begun to notice a pattern emerging with unique spots like this in China, and this place was no exception. To our horror in the last few months, they have erected a cable car running up the ...

finding a place to squat, Longsheng, China travel blog

finding a place to squat

A travel blog entry by daily4

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... americans bikes to be looked at. whatever the issue was couldn't be fixed so he hopped on the guides bike and we rode into the Longsheng dragon back terraces. or rode up that is. up and up. goofed off by the river (again) and cycled a tad more until we ...

Southeast China...., Yangshou, Longsheng, Chengdu and Leshan, China travel blog

Southeast China....

A travel blog entry by mjlankers

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... for Yangshou to bike and row around the area known as the Dragon's Backbone. We headed up to the rice terraces in nearby Longsheng to see the amazing agricultural engineering feat. Then took a (horrible) 32 hour bus ride to Chengdu, which was a nice, ...

Rice terraces, Longsheng County, China travel blog

Rice terraces

A travel blog entry by jenny_dani

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From Guilin we took a bumpy 3 hour bus ride into the mountains to see the incredible rice terraces. When we arrived we had to walk for an hour and a half even further up to the highes village of all, where we'd booked a hostel. The walk nearly killed me ...

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