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Yangshuo’s Rivers

Every visitor to Guilin has Yangshuo in mind. One simply cannot go without allocating a day or two exploring the famed county’s natural wonders. A cruise along the mythical Li River is certainly the cream of the crop, and gliding

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Exploring Guilin City

According to the official travel website of Guilin, the region “has long been one of the world’s most famous travel destinations.” Those who have trodden on its soil and traversed its waterways only have beautiful words about the place. It’s

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Longji Terraced Fields

When I read about the rice terraces in Longsheng, I was so stoked I couldn’t let it go. I just had to adjust my already tight Guilin itinerary to make way for that much anticipated trip up the hinterlands. One

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Beauty and Bounty of Guilin

Of the four cities listed in my China itinerary, I looked forward to visiting Guilin the most. Viewing photos on the internet was enough to fuel my excitement. Located in the southern part of the country, Guilin is a favorite

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