The Li River originates in the Mao'er Mountains in Xing'an County and flows in the general southern direction through Guilin, Yangshuo and Pingle. The 437-kilometer course of the Li and Gui Rivers is flanked by green hills. Cormorant fishing is often associated with the Lijiang (see bird intelligence). Its unusual karst topography hillsides have often been compared to those at Halong Bay, Vietnam.
The home stretch….we are heading to Shanghai today for a few days. As excited as I am to see the city, I am missing my wife and kids and am ready to head home and snuggle with them all weekend.