is famous for its exotic dishes and the sight
of dogs, birds, turtles, snakes and other weird
and wonderful animals in their cages is not unusual
here! Don't be afraid though, if you are not feeling
especially brave, there are plenty of tasty options
for those who prefer their food to be dead before
it arrives at the table!.
Guilin cuisine is also typified by
its sweetness and delicate use of spice and chili.
Bamboo leaves stuffed with sweet rice are a great
Guilin snack available all over the city and also
in some of the restaurants. The city also has
some fine upmarket restaurants where you can sample
typical local dishes. The Guilin Hotel Restaurant
has a nice environment to sample some of this
food and the Chicken Balls with chestnut are especially
If you fancy a break from Chinese
food there are also some fantastic options available
here. The Empire Garden Hotel Restaurant has a fabulous
Japanese and French restaurant where you can sample
good food amidst an elegant environment. The little
town of Yangshuo also has some surprisingly good western
style restaurants where you can sit back and relax in
peaceful and friendly surroundings.
Yunnan is a perfect showpiece of China's
many natural wonders, rugged, wild, and unspoiled. The province
is famed for its multitude of ethnic groups, of China's fifty-five
officially recognized ethnic minorities, twenty-five can be
found in Yunnan. Here visitors could find snow-capped mountains,
mysterious deep valleys, peaceful highland lakes, magnificent
Karst hills, tropical rainforests, and torrential rivers.
As the capital of China, Beijing is the
political, cultural, and intellectual center of the country.
Beijing has so much to offer travelers. The celebrated tourist
center is filled with historical highlights, the most well known
ones are: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple
of Heaven, Ming Tombs...
Tibet Autonomous Region, a mystical land
called "the Roof of the World", more than 50 peaks in this area
are higher than 7,000 meters, and 11 peaks exceed 8,000 meters.
Mt. Everest - the world's highest peak is located in Tibet.
Tibet offers fabulous things to see, including unique Buddhist
monastery, breathtaking high-altitude lakes, stunning views
of the snow mountains and brilliant Tibetan culture.