Travel Blogs from Yangshuo, China

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Relaxing in the Countryside, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Relaxing in the Countryside

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... the morning. As soon as we stepped out of the station we were bombarded with people trying to sell us bus journeys to Yangshuo. After much harassment we eventually found what we thought was the official bus, the price of 18 Yuan looked more realistic that ...

Eight bites of a mysterious nature, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Eight bites of a mysterious nature

A travel blog entry by cleff

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... and I think it has effected my writing. Once we finally got to Guilin, we still had another hour on a bus to get to Yangshuo, our final destination. We got here and plopped down our bags and were definitely to stay in one place for more than just a few ...

Biking through a painting, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Biking through a painting

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... job of bringing in tourists that its main street has probably more signs and menus in English than the rest of China combined. Yangshuo is filled with guesthouses, pubs, shops, and tour agencies vending anything a traveler could possibly desire. Don't ...

Chengdu to Yangshuo, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Chengdu to Yangshuo

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... ; Fortunately for us, on the noticeboard in the hostel, someone was asking for two people to share a four seater boat to Yangshuo (over proposed destination) the following day.!! What a stroke of luck.  So we made the arrangements to meet them in ...

China it up... again, Yangshuo, China travel blog

China it up... again

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... Guangzhou, I thought I would fulfil the musical requirement, belatedly nonetheless. Top 5 songs describing the first days in Yangshuo: 5. Another day in Paradise - Phil Collins 4. Cloud Factory - Clouds 3. River of Dreams - Billy Joel 2. ...

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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We had to make our way back to Guilin today to catch our flight the next day to Shanghai. We went by local bus which only cost 1.50 and after 90 mins of crazy Chinese driving we arrived unharmed. We managed to get all the way to our hostel without any ...

Yanghsou - The Most Beautiful Place in China, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Yanghsou - The Most Beautiful Place in China

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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Well we arrived here after a 27 hour (yes thats right - 27 hours) train journey from Shanghai. We got into Guilin which is about 60 miles from Yangshou at 10pm and got on a bus which drove through pitch darkness in the pissings of rain for an hour before ...

Caving and Mud Baths, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Caving and Mud Baths

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Slept in again!! When we finally managed to get out of the room we went to reception and rented two bicycles and bought tickets to a water cave just outside of town. We got onto our bikes and started off in the direction the desk clerk pointed us. We had ...

River Cruisin', Yangshuo, China travel blog

River Cruisin'

A travel blog entry by trent

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... and we find out that a few of them will study abroad (Australia) next year, which is fairly rare for Chinese students. Another dinner and another night of lazing about is how we end another relaxing day in Yangshuo...that is what you do here by the ...

WWOOFing in China - working on organic farms, Yangshuo, China travel blog

WWOOFing in China - working on organic farms

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... Then he heard about organic farming from Taiwanese friends. He read some books and was intrigued. He spent six months driving around China, looking at conventional farms. Fear Of A 'Silent Spring' What Luo saw terrified him, he says. Agriculture was ...

Yangshuo, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Yangshuo

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... bright green trees. Difficult to describe, incredible to be surrounded by.   The following day we headed an hour out of Yangshuo to complete a hike along the Li river. It was only when a live chicken (being carted around by its ankles) and a ...

Bike Riders, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Bike Riders

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... we've been pretty lazy lately we decided to rent bikes again and go and check out Dragon Bridge and the countryside that Yangshuo is so famous for. The bikes we rented this time were 15 speed mountain bikes which made going uphill alot easier than the 1 ...

I fought food poisoning and lost!, Yangshuo, China travel blog

I fought food poisoning and lost!

A travel blog entry by trent

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Couldnt sleep again and the weather is really pissing me off! haha On Sunday, I'll take an overnight sleeper bus to Shenzen (China/Hong Kong border), so I decide to wait until Sunday to go biking, hoping that the weathr will be better and thinking that ...

Cormorants and Karst Scenery, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Cormorants and Karst Scenery

A travel blog entry by meandher

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... this 'tourist trap' atmosphere can be easily escaped by getting out of the town centre and into the surrounding unspoilt countryside. Yangshuo is a great place to use as a base for exploring and all manner of transport is available for hire, mountain ...

Dom, Kev and the Monsoon hit Yangshuo!!, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Dom, Kev and the Monsoon hit Yangshuo!!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... hey, that's only a minor detail isn't it?!) and a hot shower all to ourselves!!! All for 8 per night...Happy days :-) Yangshuo is actually quite a bit bigger than we expected, it's packed with Chinese tourists, a fair amount of foreign tourists and some ...

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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... Hong Kong after collecting Visa, took express train to Guangzhou, then 'Hard Sleeper' train to Guilin, then minibus to Yangshuo, stayed four nights in 'Riverside Retreat' enjoying karst (limestone pinnacle) scenery and cycling around, left on Saturday 1 ...

Long Road to China, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Long Road to China

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... to with a "Ni Huo" always resulted in a laugh - what did I say? There are a quite a few other foreigners in Yangshuo and it does have a touristy feel to it with many western styled restaurants and bars all with English menus but that still doesn't ...

Up River, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Up River

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... I needed little arm twisting to make me stay for it anyway. The walk was good and allowed me to escape the crowds of Yangshuo for a few hours and meet a few inquisitive locals along the way with me still producing laughs and smiles when ever I say ...

River Rats, Yangshuo, China travel blog

River Rats

A travel blog entry by bethverde

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... city. I'd say it ranks with Prague's Staromestke Namesti and Key West for the level of touristy-ness. Anyone who wants to see China and goes to Yangshuo is beautifully deceived. That's not to say it's not a fun place to stop. The scenery is gorgeous, the ...

Sauce of the Exploding Rabbit, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Sauce of the Exploding Rabbit

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... to the fun. I have been warned off dishes containing "White Flower" which is usually tripe! It has been a great week in Yangshuo despite the rain and freezing cold temperatures - I have been wearing all my clothes at once for most of the week.. Have ...

Bike Ride & Tai Chi, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Bike Ride & Tai Chi

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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After breakfast at 7.30 am it was off on our 30km Bike Ride into the Chinese Countryside....Lorna was not a happy bunny at this time!! The route that we took was fantastic, the sceneray was awesome. We went by the Butterfly Cave and Moon Hill and got ...

Karst Country (or Hello Banana Land), Yangshuo, China travel blog

Karst Country (or Hello Banana Land)

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... sweating profusely. But "hello banana" also gives a little extra money to people who have very little. Walking down the streets of Yangshuo, you will undoubtedly hear people say "hello" to you, not just to say hi but also to sell you something. ...

Yangshuo, Yanghuo, China travel blog

Yangshuo

A travel blog entry by trent

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I left for Yangshuo, this great place of natural scenery in South China with winsing rivers and limestone pinnacles with thousands of jagged peaks creating an amazing landscape and skyline. The problem is that the weather is so bad, its constantly ...

Return to Yangshuo, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Return to Yangshuo

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... the train, which is China's train version of 'business class' (although no free champagne or food - unfortunately). Paul has been to Yangshuo before (when Mandy was at home visiting her friends and family in March) so knew the score.... lots of relaxing, ...

Yangshuo, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Yangshuo

A travel blog entry by idarich

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Wednesday 22 June: We arrived here in Yangshuo (near Guillin, Guangxi Province) yesterday morning after a night train ride from Yichang. As seems to be our group's custom, we arrived in the driving rain, but the weather has since dried up (it's very ...

Yangshuo rocks, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Yangshuo rocks

A travel blog entry by jeroen

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... to sleep long and proofread my writing job. On arrival in Guilin, I hopped on the bus to Yangshuo, one hour south, which lies in the middle of China's most typically Chinese landscape. Look at any old bit of kitschy Chinese pottery and you'll see a ...

Great Walls and Warriors, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Great Walls and Warriors

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... of us stumbling to our beds in beijing. In Shanghai it was enough to buy one beer. It will though get you to the top of the Jinmao Tower, China's tallest building, with views of more concrete than you've seen in your wildest dreams! ...

I've gone relaxation silly..., Yangshuo, China travel blog

I've gone relaxation silly...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... . So, to the Top 5. This topic relates to a matter than has brought me significant enjoyment over my period in CHina. Yangshuo has been better than most. You see, places that are well touristed by westerners are a goldmine for english phrases that ...

Like Pigs In Mud, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Like Pigs In Mud

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... due to it being too expensive in Japan (1.5 GBP for a single apple is taking the smeg) and been to wary to try it so far in China. After the big breakfast (must have eaten at least half a loaf), I was keen to work it off by joining the others on a bike ...

Chilling out in Yangshuo, Yangshuo, China travel blog

Chilling out in Yangshuo

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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... Tesco doesn't actually look anything like a chicken you see strutting around a farm.  We were also aware that Qanxi province (where Yangshuo is) is (in)famous for its dog based cuisine. However, I was not prepared for the sight I saw in the market. ...

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