Yangshuo images – Yangshuo (阳朔) is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China among both foreign and domestic travelers for a reason.
If you are looking for a exotic and colorful place surronded by nature and history, this is the place.
Yangshuo County (阳朔,Yángshuò) is located in Guangxi, China, not far from Guilin City. Surrounded by karst peaks and bordered on one side by the Li River it is easily accessible by bus or by boat from nearby Guilin. Today, the town has become a resort destination for both domestic and foreign travelers. [Wikipedia]
Originating in the Mao’er Mountains in Xing’an County, the Lijiang River flows southeast through Guilin City and Yangshuo to the Gongcheng Estuary in Pingle County. With 437 kilometers of scenic beauty, the Lijiang River is a popular destination for travelers from around the world. An attractive hiking route is from Yangdi wharf in Yangshuo to Xingping County. The walk is only about 10 kilometers but you can spend the whole day strolling along the riverbank and experiencing the local culture. (Source:China.org.cn)
Every year, in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, Guangxi, not too far from Liuzhou, local people celebrate the Chinese New Year with the 500-year-old tradition of horse fighting.
The rule is simple: two male horses fight against each other in a fight over a female. Over the years, fights become an import income for locals, attracting tourists from every part of China and criticism from the animal rights group.