23 Sep, 2011 in Guilin
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In the most unfortunate weather possible I concluded my disappointing visit to Guilin in the “scenic park” of Elephant Trunk Hill. Can’t win them all, can you? But I’m used to it by now as it seems like most times I go traveling in China I end up being disappointed. Perhaps on a nice clear […]

9 Jun, 2011 in Guilin
Jingjiang Prince City & Solitary Beauty Peak : Guilin

On a rainy spring day I headed out to Guilin for a quick weekend getaway, one of the main attractions for that visit being Prince City and Solitary Beauty Peak overlooking Guilin. Weather forecast was wrong and it turned out absolutely terrible with nonstop showers and visibility close to zero – what the local crowds […]

4 May, 2011 in Guilin
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I went to Guilin at the worst possible weather, but still managed to see a thing or two. One of those things was the main symbol of Guilin – twin pagodas called “Sun & Moon Pagodas” in a lake near central Guilin.   As my hotel was quite close by, I could …

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