Archives for January 2014

Boat Trip – Limestone Peaks – Li River – Guilin to Yangshuo China

Zhujiang Wharf – tourist boat terminal Today we headed down to the tourist boat terminal, such a plethora of boats,  for a trip down the Li River  and scenic views of the limestone peaks of the Karst mountains. We have been so lucky with the weather and today looks fine again, mist still shrouding the nearby hills. […]

Dragon’s Backbone Terraced Rice Fields – Ping’an Village Longsheng

Farming the terraced rice fields The Dragon’s Backbone Rice Terrace supports about 180 families who live and work in the area. They make their living farming the surrounding terraced rice fields and growing vegetable crops. Traditionally they live in wooden homes with three floors like the houses we passed by the river’, and in the village. Ground floor […]

Journey to Longsheng Rice Terrace

Longsheng Rice Terrace In the past I have seen so many beautiful pictures of the Rice Terraces in many countries. Today I was really looking forward to seeing them for myself in China, such a fascinating part of the world. Our tour group journeyed by bus  from Guilin to see the Longsheng Rice Terrace at Ping’an, […]

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