Yangshuo

The main street in Yangshu, selling everything from local hot chili sauce and dragon fruit to KFC.
The main street in Yangshu, selling everything from local hot chili sauce and dragon fruit to KFC.
Narrow alleys in Yangshuo invite the backpackers and seasoned tourists to explore a more authentic China than some of the larger tourist centers like Beijing and Shanghai.
Narrow alleys in Yangshuo invite the backpackers and seasoned tourists to explore a more authentic China than some of the larger tourist centers like Beijing and Shanghai.
The south of China stays warm year around and looks, sounds, and feels more like Southeast Asia than mainland China.
The south of China stays warm year around and looks, sounds, and feels more like Southeast Asia than mainland China.
"Police-Community Relationship is Harmonious". So says the huge sign on Yangshuo's West Street, just between Cloud 9 Restaurant and 7th Heaven Cafe above the tattoo shop.
“Police-Community Relationship is Harmonious”. So says the huge sign on Yangshuo’s West Street, just between Cloud 9 Restaurant and 7th Heaven Cafe above the tattoo shop.
The streets of Yangshuo are narrow with many pedestrian only-which in China only means less cars and scooters to dodge.
The streets of Yangshuo are narrow with many pedestrian only-which in China only means less cars and scooters to dodge.
A Buddhist temple sits above the Li River near the main tour boat docks in Yangshuo.
A Buddhist temple sits above the Li River near the main tour boat docks in Yangshuo.
Temples and outdoor restaurants co-mingle in Yangshuo, just off of West Street.
Temples and outdoor restaurants co-mingle in Yangshuo, just off of West Street.
Colorful Buddha heads form a pyramid above the door of this West Street shop in Yangshuo.
Colorful Buddha heads form a pyramid above the door of this West Street shop in Yangshuo.
Dusk and cooler temperatures bring out droves of tourists and local alike to dine outside, shop, and soak up the mountain-river town atmosphere.
Dusk and cooler temperatures bring out droves of tourists and local alike to dine outside, shop, and soak up the mountain-river town atmosphere.
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