Yushan Park

On August 31, 2011, in Guilin, Historical Relics, Parks & Gardens, Temples, by Jack Li

YushanPark is situated in the south of the North Pole Square in Guilin, next to the Yushan Bridge.  The park got its name because Yu Mountain located inside the park.  It is a popular starting point for tours around Guilin.  The park is designed in grand detail, combining traditional and modern styles and the glamour […]

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Wild Elephant Valley

On August 30, 2011, in Activities, China Attractions, Nature Scenery, Yunnan, by Jack Li

The Wild Elephant Valley is located in the north of Mengyang Town, Jinghong City (Xishuangbanna). The wild elephants moved about most often in this area, which gives the name Wild Elephant Valley. The virgin forests here are the home of wild elephants. They often come here bathing, seeking for food or playing in the water. […]

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Yang Causeway Travel tips

On August 30, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Guilin, Rivers & Gorges, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Yang Causeway is the setting sail dock for pleasure boats in the Lijiang River. Scenery of this area is the essence of wonderful scenery in the Lijiang River scenic spot. Besides the beautiful landscape, ridges and peaks, waterfalls, flowers and trees and waterside cottages are all attractive for tourists. There stands a mountain in the […]

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Golden Mountain and Li Six Bridges

On August 30, 2011, in Guilin, Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, by Jack Li

Golden Mountain At the back of village committee of Shuangquan Village in Yangdi Town, there is a mountain made of four hilltops that called “Golden Mountain”. It is said that villagers can pick up “gold” on the mountain all the year round. As to the origin of the name of the mountain, there exist two […]

Golden Pheasant Mountain and Moonlight Island

On August 30, 2011, in Beaches, Guilin, Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Rivers & Gorges, by Jack Li

Golden Pheasant Mountain In the north of the village, there is a mountain like a rooster pecking grains off the ground. While in the east of the village, there is White Tiger Mountain. The waterfall runs down from the mountain, like the silver pearls spreading on the river, therefore comes the saying “golden pheasant pecking […]

 

Yang Causeway

County of Yang Causeway is in the northern part of Yangshuo County. The government is located on the dyke Yang Causeway, which is 39 kilometers way from the county and 50 kilometers away from Guilin City, accounting for 102.8 square kilometers. The one-hundred-mile Lijiang River with “one mountain, one river and one poem” is like […]

Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon Travel Tips

On August 30, 2011, in Caves & Canyons, Tibet, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Many people will worry about the accommodation in Tibet. Actually it is a not a problem there, you can live in the native’s house. The native house usually has a living room and there are some beds Tibetan beds along the walls. Hosts will put bedding in the corner of the beds, tourists also can […]

Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon (Yarlung Zangbo Daxiagu)

On August 30, 2011, in Caves & Canyons, Chinese Towns & Villages, Rivers & Gorges, Tibet, by Jack Li

The Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon (simplified Chinese: 雅鲁藏布大峡谷; pinyin: Yǎlǔzàngbù Dàxiágǔ) or simply the Tsangpo Canyon or Tsangpo Gorge, is the longest and widest canyon the world. There is the most beautiful mounta in in China —-Namcha Barwa Peak. Also there are four cataracts with waterfalls between 30 to 50 metres. In the Yarlung Zangbo […]

The Elephant Trunk Hill Travel Tips

On August 30, 2011, in Guilin, Nature Scenery, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

The Elephant Trunk Hill has a history of more than 1000 years.  When travelling in Guilin, climbing the Elephant Trunk Hill, visiting “Zizhou” (a state), enjoying the the light breeze at the Lijiang River bank and appreciating “Chuanshan Taying” are a must.  Climbing the mountain takes just 15mins and you can rent a boat to […]

Puxian Tower

On August 30, 2011, in Guilin, Historical Relics, Nature Scenery, Towers, Pagodas & Grottoes, by Jack Li

The Puxian Tower resembles a hilt on the back of an elephant or an elegant bottle, and is therefore called the hilt tower or the bottle tower. It was built in the Ming Dynasty and is 13.6 meters high. The base of the tower is a two-tier octagonal Xu Mizuo, which is a type of […]

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