Friday, May 14, 2010

Trip to Guilin, China (part 2)

Hi my lovely readers,

As promised, this is part 2 of my Guilin Trip photos. Enjoy. Pls click here for Part 1 photos.

Walking up the mountain to visit one of the tribes who lived up the hills.

Stopping halfway to take photo

the beautiful view on the way up

The houses of the hill people

Their women keep their hair long as a symbol of beauty. She is demonstarting how to tie her hair. Notice that there are 2 bundles of her hair, both are real. One bundle was her hair that was cut when she was 16 yrs old, another one is the hair that drops daily when she combs her hair, she will picked them up and compile it into another bundle. She would tie her hair together with these 2 bundles of real hair to form a big bun. How interesting...

These ties are hand sewn. Price - RM150 to RM200 per piece. No repeat designs.

A girl sewing the tie, it takes one month to complete a tie.

A "work in progress" tie.

A girl sewing a bag.

A view from my hotel balcony

Buying oranges by the roadside

I like this pic

Elephant Hill (Photo taken from inside the bus)

Some scenic view - photos taken from a moving train.

Some Koi fish in the pond inside a restautrant.
I love to see Koi fish swimming. It makes me calm and happy!

Thanks for viewing.

Which scenery do u like best?  Love to see your comments.



Kasia_B said...

Great pictures dear!!
Are you feeling better now after being sick? Hope so ;)


Tann said...

wow.. I wanna go there too.. what a beautiful place.

Lilian said...

I like the view from your hotel balcony, the picture is so clear!
Which floor of the hotel that you stay?

ART OF NAIL said...

great pictures! thanks for sharing..

ksc:nick said...

very calm and make me feel wanna go to China again... I've been to Kunming only, it was great!

stellarvixen said...

beautiful scenic photos!
my pick would be "The houses of the hill people" soo serene beautiful cooling countryside

the ties are rather expensive..then again its hand-sewn lol

Witoxicity said...

What a nice time you had! I'm most intrigued about the tribal women and their hair! I love the pic you took of the terraced hill. And the koi fishes too! You're right, very calming. :)

Lavender said...

Thanks,I recovered after 10 days.

U should visit Guilin one day

I think 4th flr

Art of Nail
U r welcome

It is really a calm place.

I love the pic too!

I enjoyed the scenery but was sick on the 3rd day onwards. Thanks for liking those pics.

Sherry said...

good pics!

Lavender said...

Thanks Sherry!Glad u like the pics.


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