"Guilin and those Cool Mountains!" Top 5 Page for this destination Guilin by herzog63

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Guilins Awesome mountains!

There are lot's of cool Mountains to climb in Guilin! Alot of these Gumdrop shaped Mountains have steps leading to the top. I always expected to see a 400-Year old wiseman sitting at the top saying "Welcome Grasshoppah" But I didn't see any! But the views are great! You will have to be in decent shape to get to the top of them as I didn't see any Elevators. But I'm sure they're thinking about them! I read about lot's of tourists in Guilin but I was there in February and it was cold and the tourists were hiding! WARNING!! All of the tips here on my Guilin page are based off a trip that I did in 1987. So the stories are real but don't use any of the prices for current trips!! You may be disappointed! But for sure you should go to Guilin!!

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  • Last visit to Guilin: Feb 1987
  • Intro Updated Oct 5, 2003
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  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Aug 12, 2010 at 5:47 AM

    great memories!was in China 96&97 - Guilin 97(after 11hrs train from Changsha)rushed back from Yangshuo by taxi,rushed up a mountain,rushed to airport and flew to Kunming!all a big rush but i saw and enjoyed so much...thousands of photos of course...

  • pure1942's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2009 at 3:25 PM

    Great page Scott. I'm visiting Guilin in September. Bet its changed a bit since 1987! Thanks for sharing. Brian

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Apr 21, 2006 at 5:29 AM

    Nice little page Scott. If I go to China within the next 12-24 months, perhaps I'll include a visit here.

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Oct 2, 2005 at 3:02 PM

    Good thinking, Scott. Going to the caves when it was raining was a great idea. This looks to be a very interesting area. Great job.

  • Jul 21, 2005 at 4:53 PM

    the limestone peaks look beautiful towering over the city. would like to see this area one day. and was that you in the nessie van? you freak! lol ;-P

  • eelaine's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2004 at 10:13 PM

    sounds like an interesting place to go.. might be going in nov.. thanks for the stories.. :)

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2004 at 2:24 AM

    A very enjoyable page Scott, it is amazing what memories an old journal will bring back! Those hills look fantastic, what a landscape! A great page with lots of useful details!

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2004 at 7:16 AM

    Well, Comic Book rental it is funny, never heard about it! Great page Scott.

  • AndreSTGT's Profile Photo
    May 5, 2004 at 12:20 PM

    What an interesting read! Would be nice if the prices were still accurate.

  • Paul2001's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2004 at 12:45 PM

    A very good read Scott. I liked your photos too.

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