Created 16-Jun-12
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As one of the most popular and picturesque scenic spots in China, the Li River was listed as one of the world’s top ten watery wonders National Geographic Magazine.In recognition of its beauty, the image of the Li River is featured on the 20 yuan banknote. A Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is one of the highlights of a China holiday .The 83-kilometer long waterway winds its way between sheer cliffs, with bamboo groves lining along the river banks, and farmers going about their daily routines in the fields. Another highlight is "Cormorant Fishing" where these birds are trained to fish from a boat.(See pictures of them being carried by fishermen at the pier)
GuilinAncient buddhist caves along the riverGuilin with a surreal mountainous backgroundThe Li River from a cliffGuilin is famous for ite live animal restaurants. Featured here are snakes, monkeys, exotic birds and mongoose0

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