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Elephants in the Rain
Cutting Off the Calf
Elephants bathing in the Chobe River
The Mountain Village
Cowgirls and Cowboys Waiting
Golden times
Jute Skinning
#FeesMustFall
A dandelion in my backyard in North Carolina in Autumn.
Hills of The Gods
Eternal
The City and The Mountains
Glowing in the dark
Bee on flower outside National Botanic Garden
Paddy Terracing
Cleaning rice by wind
Sacha
Photographer's Delight
Cormorant Fisherman
SKY LIGHT (AAKASH PRODIP)
Baby Raccoons
Down below the waving clouds
women selling strawberries at NayaBato(newroad)kathmandu,
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The City and The Mountains

Xingping is a town in North Guangxi, China. It is 27 kilometers upstream from Yangshuo on the Li River. The town was initially settled in 265 AD, and was the regional centre for Yangshuo County until Yangshuo was settled in 590 AD. Like Yangshuo, Xingping is surrounded by great examples of Karst scenery, with one particularly prominent peak overlooking the village from the southern end of the shoreline against the Yi River, which is topped with a lookout which can be climbed too with relative ease by those with an adventurous spirit and a head for heights. Certainly, not as clean or developed as neighboring touristy Yangshuo, it nonetheless has a nice authentic feel to it complete with a few intact historical buildings and easy access to the Li River.

TAGS: China, Landscape, Sunset, Travel

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Date Taken: 06.2016
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PHOTO LOCATION Xing Ping, China