Travel Blogs from Yuanyang, China

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New Year's Day Again, Yuanyang , China travel blog

New Year's Day Again

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... to stun, hillsides and river formations which did not resemble anything we have seen thus far after 5000 miles. When we finally reached Yuanyang, we checked into a pretty average hotel but then enjoyed one of the best meals we have had.  We were yet ...

Broken Birthday Bridges, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Broken Birthday Bridges

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... turned the corner feeling really excited that we had only 30 miles along a flattish river road to do to Manhao, our last stop in China. We stopped at what appeared to be a check point, but turned out to be a group of laughing local men closing off the ...

Yuanyang, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Yuanyang

A travel blog entry by offtherails

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Having obtained our visa for Vietnam we headed south on our first long distance bus to Yuanyang which seems to be some sort of photographer Mecca. The attraction is the awe inspiring scale of the rice-terraces there and the colour plays they ...

Direction les plus belles rizieres de Chine, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Direction les plus belles rizieres de Chine

A travel blog entry by liviou

Rice Terraces, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by markandchar

Unlike Lijiang's old town and Dali's lakeside, YuanYang doesn't draw so many of Yunan's backpackers. Its distance to/from Kunming being long enough to separate those commited from the rest. We had the luxury of having enough days to warrant a visit to ...

rice terraces of Yuanyang China, Yuanyang, Yunnan, China travel blog

rice terraces of Yuanyang China

A travel blog entry by oulous

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... all the rooms with broken items and then sticking us with the repair bill... alas we escaped unscathed and paid a normal hotel bill. Yuanyang is rice terrace heaven.  We spoke to the hotel staff about a driver to one set of the terraces for ...

Rice Terraces, Yuanyang County, China travel blog

Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by meilanni

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Because I don't have much time and internet is superfast here, I will upload pictures now from the Yuanyang riceterraces. PREPARE for many animal pictures and lots of rice terraces ;) And we had to pay 100Y entrance to get into the area of the rice ...

Family life in Yuanyang, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Family life in Yuanyang

A travel blog entry by shapeshiffter

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... that hit us to an ATM to get him some cash. They obviously didn't have insurance.    Once we finally arrived in Yuanyang, about 2 hours later than expected, which we have figured is the norm for bus travel in China, we caught a minibus to the ...

crossing from Vietnam into Yunnan China, Yuanyang, Yunnan, China travel blog

crossing from Vietnam into Yunnan China

A travel blog entry by oulous

... to some other city, which passed by a road where we could be dropped off, from where we could catch a minibus to Yuanyang.  We had to decide quickly and it was nerve wracking thinking about being dropped off in the middle of nowhere in ...

Sunrise and Sunset storm, Yuanyang County, China travel blog

Sunrise and Sunset storm

A travel blog entry by meilanni

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Next day we woke up to see the sunrise over the ricefields, which was beautiful. There was a sunrise viewing spot where they asked entrance fee. We walked a bit further and had an almost as nice view. We went back to the bigger town that day and walked ...

Two faces...., Yuanyang County, China travel blog

Two faces....

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... there it is an easy and short walk way to the Duoyishu scenic area. This is the most beautiful natural and cultural landscape of Yuanyang Terraces, and it is the best place to go if you wish to photograph the sunrise. The terraces in this scenic area, ...

Pork Fried Rice?,  yuanyang, China travel blog

Pork Fried Rice?

A travel blog entry by bodaciousblocks

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... as Carly and I left Geijui with the mission of welcoming the ‘Year of the Tiger’ a few hours south in Yuanyang, an ancient flooded rice terrace area known for amazing sunrises and sunsets off the mirrored fields. I woke up this morning ready ...

Terase, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Terase

A travel blog entry by becy1976

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Za tem pa je sledilo veliko razočaranje. Bolj ko smo se približevali terasam, bolj se je videlo, da je v hribih megla. In res, megla je postajala vedno gostejša, tako da se prav nikamor ni videlo. Tako stanje pa ...

The Yuanyang Rice Terraces, Yuanyang County, China travel blog

The Yuanyang Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... during off-season. Lucky us! :-) Make sure you have enough memory available on your camera The Yuanyang rice terraces are another key tourist attraction in China’s Yunnan province. Although about a seven hours bus ride from the city of Kunming, a ...

Yuanyang, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Yuanyang

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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Last photos of ...

Culture du riz en terrasse, YuanYang, China travel blog

Culture du riz en terrasse

A travel blog entry by nycos

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Apres un dernier changement de bus a Luchun, j arrive enfin a YuanYang a 20h. Je fais 20 m a pied et soudain, c est le drame : en marchant je m affale sur la route comme une merde. J ai pas vu un trou  au dessus du caniveau et je me suis tappe ...

Beautiful landscapes with fog and rice terraces, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Beautiful landscapes with fog and rice terraces

A travel blog entry by tripinasia

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due giorni di carte e buon cibo casereccio in una guesthouse spartana con vista da sogno su una valle di terrazze di riso. ottimi incontri, e forse qualche amico. ...

Fog spotting, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Fog spotting

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... , it was getting a bit too easy to carry on like that, and I was having serious reservations about jumping on a bus down to Yuanyang. I had met a lot of interesting people, had several good nights out and, on the day we were due to leave, some good people ...

Yuanyang, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Yuanyang

A travel blog entry by valach

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Awesome rice ...

Rice culture, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Rice culture

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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Arrival in Yuanyang in the night First arrive around 4 AM the driver and everybody were staying in the bus so do I After 2 hours staying in the bus half sleeping and with no clue from where I was, I ask to the driver where was one hotel of that I ...

Rice terraces, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Rice terraces

A travel blog entry by vague-abonding

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Amazing paddy fields ;-))), Yuanyang County, China travel blog

Amazing paddy fields ;-)))

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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... somehow communicated and felt very welcome.   Yes, this area is absolutely gorgeous and we felt honored to be able to visit such a wonderful region! Places like Yuanyang and it's people surely make traveling for us as amazing and wonderful as it ...

Riz avec vue sur terrasse, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Riz avec vue sur terrasse

A travel blog entry by nicob

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A ...

Yuanyang Rice Terraces, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Yuanyang Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by scottflinders

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Because we were unable to visit the Tibetan Plateau as originall planned we decided at the last minute to visit the Yuanyang Rice Terraces, a place we had wanted to visit but didn't have the time.  After a long and hot bus ride, and dodging water ...

Les Doigts Dans Le Nez, Yuanyang County, China travel blog

Les Doigts Dans Le Nez

A travel blog entry by davidavi

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... and all is well in China's picturesque countryside.  Southeast of Kunming lies the peace and quiet of Yunnan's Yuanyang rice terraces.  Jaws drop and eyes water as glimpses of immaculate natural scenery give reason for formal viewing ...

Yuanyang rice terraces, Yuanyang County, China travel blog

Yuanyang rice terraces

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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In the lonely planet as one of the 30 highlights of China so we thought it worth it for an 12 hour journey south and watch sunset and sunrise the following morning before coming back again . Problem was that the bus broke down so we didn't arrive at ...

Más terrazas de arroz!!!!, Yuanyang County, China travel blog

Más terrazas de arroz!!!!

A travel blog entry by jenny_dani

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... rice terraces in Guanxi province we wanted to see these ones too because they're famous for being some of the most beautiful in China, especially in winter when they're flooded. We emailed ahead to a hostel to check if they'd been flooded yet and luckily ...

Totally Tubular Terraces, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Totally Tubular Terraces

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... living in Beijing, studying Mandarin and starting an internship shortly. Candice was, like many others in China at this time, on a vacation, and had come to Yuanyang for the same reason we had. She had the advantage of speaking Mandarin, and was thus ...

Yuanyang - Konrad's Pics, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Yuanyang - Konrad's Pics

A travel blog entry by koppers

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Konrad's pics - Yuanyang, ...

Yuanyang, Yuanyang, China travel blog

Yuanyang

A travel blog entry by mikesblog

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... to go after talking to some travellers when I first stayed in Kunming who had just returned from there. Yuan Yang is one of China's amazing vast rice terraces. I wanted to visit if they were going to be flooded as then they are meant to be astounding. ...

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