Yangshuo is a popular destination for many tourists because of the natural landscapes, mountains, and the Li River. But in Yangshuo you can also participate in several activities. In this post I share some examples of them through pictures.
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Yangshuo is a small town surrounded by karsts in the southern province of Guangxi, China. In this post I share some night and day pictures I took there, but this is just a brief visual account, there are many more opportunities for photography in the actual town and its countryside.
One of my favorite dishes in China: Sweet and sour pork. In this post I share with you a couple of pictures, and if you don’t know what this is, you can continue reading. I wish food and smell could be shared through the Internet!
This time I share with you some more pictures of my last trip to a place featuring two peaks with two millennial towers. The best of this trip was being able to enjoy the sunrise light meandering through the hills and give some light to these twin peaks.
Shuangta Shan is a small hill featuring two rock formations in the northeast of China. On the top of these peaks you can see two old towers built more than 900 years ago.
Laoshan Mountain or Mount Lao (Shan means mountain) is a the most visited mountain in the east coast of China. Its rocks are shaped by ancient glaciers and it is one of the places that gave birth to Taoism. On the road up to the entrance of the mountain you can see some sculptures and small religious buildings related to this. Unfortunately because of the time that day, the people who came with me and I couldn’t go and take
To talk about common days in China is to talk about something new and different. Every day you can discover new things. For the Chinese people these things may be ordinary and just part of their daily routines. In this post I share some images I took here in China in 2011. Click on a picture to see it, once opened use the arrow keys on your keyboard to browse back and forward. If the captions are not fully disclosed,
Known as the Gate of Heavenly Peace or the Tian’anmen, this monument is the main political icon of the country. Here it is where the People’s Republic of China was officially declared. The Chinese coat of arms depicts this same monument. The hung painting on the top of the entrance is a portrait of Mao Zedong, who officially declared the establishment of the People’s Republic of China. He also was the political and philosophic leader of the country and the
There is an old Chinese saying that states “Heaven has the Paradise and the Earth has Hangzhou and Suzhou”. Certainly Suzhou is a beautiful city. It was founded in 514 B.C. and it is called the Venice of China. You can take a look the following pictures and guess why. I hope you enjoy. Click on a picture to see it, once opened use the arrow keys on your keyboard to browse back and forward. If the captions are
It has been there for at leas 1700 years. Today it has been absorbed by Shanghai’s borders. Nevertheless, it still has its picturesque style and remote and ancient villa feeling. It is call Zhujiajiao. Don’t ask me to pronounce it, see my pictures instead. I was there more than a month ago, but by looking at the pictures I took, I felt as traveling through time once more. Zhujiajiao main streets are rivers that can be navigated on small boats, just