"Guilin, the River Li and Cormorant Fishing" Top 5 Page for this destination Guilin by easyoar

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Guilin is famous throught China for both its beautiful scenery, and for its Cormorant fishing! One of these is true, the other is rather unfairly attributed to Guilin, and is actually better attributed to a town down the River Li. To find out which, and to understand how Cormorant fishing takes place, please read on!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful scenery around and the Cormorant Fishing
  • Cons:Guilin City is a sprawl
  • In a nutshell:Great place to see how traditional Chinese live
  • Last visit to Guilin: Dec 2000
  • Intro Updated Mar 9, 2005
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  • easterntrekker's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2007 at 8:33 AM

    Really enjoyed your pages. We visited Guilin in October ...beautiful area isn't it!!

  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2007 at 6:23 AM

    Very interesting Cormoran tips and photos !!!!!

  • Lunaina's Profile Photo
    Jul 18, 2007 at 10:56 AM

    good tips, thanks!!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2006 at 12:41 PM

    Happy birthday, Andy. Hope you're having a good one. I like the way you've built up suspense to a fever pitch here about why the cormorants don't eat the fish.

  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2006 at 5:55 AM

    I never knew the limestone cliffs weren't right in and around Guilin. (You learn something new every day on VT). And I saw the cormorant fishing on TV. Must be a neat experience seeing that in person.

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2006 at 12:06 PM

    I had never heard about Commorant fishing before! Great and interesting to read about it on your page! Thanks :-)

  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2006 at 7:25 AM

    Great page. Interesting about the Cormorant fishing. I saw a documentary about it once.

  • royalempress's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2005 at 2:10 PM

    Great Page!

  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Nov 11, 2005 at 7:03 PM

    Hi Andy (Lori says Hi hehe) . Good page and very good tips on the Taxi 's male or female you don't like to get taken eh Andy The fishing pic's were great as well Andy Pls talk Lori into taking me to China will you Andy

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2005 at 4:48 AM

    wow, cormorant fishing sounds interesting - I loved Guilin as well! Nice page!

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