Xingping – Wusheng Temple

The Wusheng Temple in Xingping at first just seems a lovely example of a small village temple, but in fact it is one of the oldest in China - with over 1800 years of history. In particular, the murals on the walls are absolutely fascinating, depicting scenes of the Li River and other landscapes, local … Continue reading Xingping – Wusheng Temple


Li River Bamboo Boat Trip

No trip to Guilin is complete without a tour along the Li River on a "bamboo boat" (although we were rather disappointed to find plastic piping now used as the main material!). Most tourists take a raft to either Yangshuo or Xingping for a day or two exploring the smaller towns around Guilin. Our original … Continue reading Li River Bamboo Boat Trip