Archives for February 2014

Yu Yuan Garden and Bazaar-Yu Bazaar-Shanghai-Old Town

Old town architecture –  Yu Bazaar  From the Bund we headed to  Yu Yuan Garden and Bazaar. The buildings in the Bazaar are old style classical Chinese architecture with modern shop fronts, and very appealing. Yu Bazaar area has well-preserved and restored residences dating from Ming and Qing dynasties,very attractive with grey roof tiles,white walls and […]

Port of Shanghai – Jin Mao Skywalk

Shanghai and Children’s Palace Shanghai next on our list and only a few days left on tour. After returning to Guilin from Yangshuo we boarded a flight to Shanghai arriving around 2.30 pm. Bused to our hotel, then a walk to the Children’s Palace, a special school for gifted children who  train after school in different […]

Yangshuo “Impressions” Sanjie Liu – Open Landscape Theatre

Sanjie Liu – Open Air Landscape Theatre Tonight, looking forward to the Open Air landscape Theatre, the largest of its kind in the world. A magical performance on the river and along the riverbanks with  Karst Mountains as a backdrop. I cannot wait to see this! The choreography at the Chinese Red Threatre for their production […]

Yangshuo|Countryside and Fisherman Li River Yangshuo

Yangshuo – First impressions  We were not leaving the Karst mountains behind or even the Li River, they are both an integral part of Yangshuo landscape and surrounding countryside. Arriving at Yangshuo wharf our first sight is of a Chinese women striding along the wharf carrying  two cormorants balanced either side of a shoulder pole. […]

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