Elephant Trunk Hill Guilin [unpublished]


Here goes another flashback in time and unpublished series from my trip to Guilin, south of China.

The Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiàngbí Shān) is a landmark in Guilin. It is the symbol of the city of Guilin. It got its name because it looks like an elephant drinking water. The round opening that would be under the elephant’s trunk is known as Water-Moon Cave because at night the reflection of the moon can be seen through the arch and it looks like it is under the water and floating on the surface of the water at the same time. Elephant Trunk Hill and Water-Moon Cave are located at the confluence of the Taohua River and the Lijiang River.





activities around the area,














lunch time, again another local food of mix rice,


bao, yummy bun!


By night we took the Li River cruise.... It is a night cruise along the two rivers and four lakes, included Li river, peach blossom river, Rong lake , San lake, Gui lake and Mulong lake, they are connected and linked-up each other. Actually, it's a waterway transportation which made up of Guilin downtown around the city water system. Its a complete moat river system in Guilin since over 1,000 years ago. Nowadays, the two rivers and four lakes is a pearl to Guilin city, making Guilin more beautiful and livable. There are many variety of flowers and trees were planted both side of the two rivers and four lakes, and it also embellished by many unique stones, arch-shaped bridges, pagoda, man-made fountains, ancient pavilion, etc. can be seen along the way. It provides a very good relaxing place both for the local residents and tourists. The lights, the music, the people walking along the riverside are looking colorful and beautiful..... the cruise gives you a new and deep impression of Guilin that you won't see during the daytime.





it was a good day, and night! :)

xxx 

25 comments:

  1. Wow it is one of those must see places. Looks like a fun experience. I would like to see the place myself too. Thanks a lot for sharing with us and I really appreciate your sweet thoughts and visit in my blog. Stay in touch.

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  2. omgosh your trip looks AMAZING!!!! the pictures are seriously gorgeous i could use some warm weather right now lol!! yumm that food looks good.. i LOVE LOVE a good steamed pork bun!! hehe!!

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  3. Hello from Spain: beautiful pictures in southern China. Keep in touch

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  4. fabulous photos and looks like a delicious food, you look great!

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  5. Beautiful pictures! I love it! Very interesting food! Probably very tasty)))

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  6. Wow amazing pictures!! Looks like you really had a great time!

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  10. Wow! Looks like an amazing trip!! And the good looks delicious! :)

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  15. Wow, this is such a beautiful place, amazing photos! I enjoyed reading your opinion on my last post...Good wishes for the weekend!

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  16. wow what great pictures - I want to visit now! thank you for commenting my blog

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  17. The scenery at Guilin looks incredible and so does the cuisine!

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  19. Looks like a fun trip.
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  20. Amazing pictures! I would like to go there sometime, can't wait for my worldtrip (still on my bucketlist so it's going to happen that's for sure, when is the only question haha).
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  21. thank you all for the lovely comments...
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  23. waaauw, what an adventurous place! thanks for sharing , i like your pictures a lot. www.fashionalladesign.com

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  24. Did you see those ladies drumming just randomly in a park? That's what I liked when I went to Hong Kong. They have beautiful parks for the elders to go, be active and learn something!

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