One of the many cruisers that ply the placid waters of the river carrying visitors. at each bend of the river a new and awe inspiring panorama comes into view.
Visitors crowd the observation decks to admire the picturesque landscape that unfolds before them as they proceed along the Li River.
The water buffalos that are used by the farmers to work their fields enjoy their freedom to sport in the river.
Along this stretch of the river, the hills crowd in creating a gorge like view as high cliffs run right down into the water.
The Li River looks like a liquid jade ribbon as it reflects the green of the luxurious vegetation that lines its banks.
Little villages, half hidden among the trees that line the river are home to farmers and fishermen who together with their families live in these peaceful surroundings.
The Li River Cruise passes ever changing scenery, a fresh vista around every twist of the river.
A flat bamboo raft is the ideal means of transport in this watery wonderland. The gentle flow of the river even takes to raft along without any effort on the part of its passenger. How unlike life in a modern city!
Families often live on boats like this, earning a living from fishing or transporting goods between the villages along the river.
Views like this confirm that the landscape around Guilin forms one of the world's inspirational beauty spots.
The beauty of the landscape attracts so many visitors to this region that there is an endless line of cruise ships plying the river.
Tourists, with cameras at the ready seem unsure what to photograph next as there is so much to see all around them.fashioninn4us.blogspot.com