I have taken these photos on our November 2007 trip to the town of Yangshou in the Guangxi province in South China. We explored the surrounding countryside on bicycles with the help of a local guide. Hiring a guide for the countryside is advisable as no good maps are readily available and the cost of a guide certainly won't break any traveler's bank.
These farmers are taking a lunch break from hard work in the
rice fields. Note the water buffalos crazing close to them.
The rice fields are surrounded by dramatic karst hills.
Liz with our friendly guide.
Happy school boys hurrying back home.
A village shop.
An old lady in the "Dragon Village".
Sun is setting and it is time to return home.
It is quite a climb to this hill-top pagoda.
Fisherman on the Li River.
Cormorants are used for fishing.
Yangshou seen from the Li River.
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