Sunday, June 10, 2012

Guangxi: Terraced rice paddies, sugarloaf mountains

Rice paddy near Ping'an
Yao women are famous for their long hair.

A tourism boom is fueling construction of new homes and hotels in rural areas.

In Old Drum village
This rice farmer, 70, said he had worked 50 years in the fields.

Ethnic Zhuang and Yao people showed their wares.

Village tucked in between the terraced rice paddies.

We happened upon a rice-planting ceremony. Note the water buffalo to the left.

Guilin is famous for its limestone hills -- karst formations. My
colleague, Yoichi Nishimura, news exec with Asahi Shimbun
in Japan.

Inside a Zhuang family's home.

Impressions of China
China's grandparents
A little tour of Tsinghua University campus
Chinese adults stay limber with hacky sack

Why the Chinese will never drop their written language
Deciphering China, ideograms to menus
Three days on the Yangtze River
Video: Chinese calligraphy in Xi'an
The madding crowd in the Forbidden City

Hike in hills has auspicious beginning
Beijing revisited, 23 years later
From the Economist: Daily chart: Choked

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