China - 2015

Participating with the Sister's Meal Festival of Kaili and Shidong.
Near Yangshuo  On the way from Guilin to Yangshuo - China - April 27, 2015 Li River  Posing with commorants on the Li River bank - China - April 28, 2015 Li River  Sunset on the Li River - China - April 28, 2015 Yangshuo  Old bridge near Yangshuo - China - April 28, 2015
Cycling  Cycling at Yangshuo countryside - China - April 28, 2015 Longsheng  The rice terraces at Ping An - Longsheng - April 29, 2015 Ping An  Carrying my luggage up in the hills of Ping An. It's a lady ! Piing An - april 29, 2015 Taijiang  The author of this images with the newly wed bride - Taijiang - May 1, 2015
Taijiang-wedding-1 Taijiang  Invited at a wedding by these lovely ladies - Taijiang - May 1, 2015 Taijiang  Making new friends - Taijiang - China - May 1, 2015 wedding  It is custom not to refuse any food or drink when visiting a Chinese family. Taijiang - May 1, 2015
Small talk  She does not speak english, I did not speak Chinese but we managed to communicate wonderwell - China - may 1, 2015 Taijiang  Taijiang Sister's Meal Festival 2015 - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  The Sister's Meal Festival is about to begin - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Taijiang Sister's Meal Festival 2015 - China - May 2, 2015
Sister's Meal FEstival of China 2015  Making memories - China - May 1, 2015 Taijiang  The Sisters' Meals festival is celebrated by the Miao ethnic people in southwestern China's Guizhou province - May 2, 2015 Shidong  Shidong Sister's Meal Festival - China - May 3, 2015 Shidong  Shidong Sister's Meal Festival 2015 - May 3.
Transport-2 Guilin  The Waterfall Hotel. Everyday at 20h30 the hotel transfer into a giant waterfall. April 27, 2015 Guilin  13 years ago, I stood exactly at the same spot (see other image gallery of China) - Guilin - April 26, 2015 Yangshuo-4
Yangshuo-6 Yangshuo-7 Yangshuo-8 Li River  Li River - Yangshuo - China - April 27, 2015
Sunset  Sunset along the Li River - April 27, 2015 Yangshuo-10 Yangshuo-12 Yangshuo-16
Yangshuo-18 Yangshuo-19 Yangshuo-22 Longsheng  On the way to Longsheng - The Yao are a fairly large minority. They live primarily in mountainous southern China. April 28, 2015
Ping An  Ping An ricefields - April 29, 2015 Ping An  Ping An rice terraces - April 29, 2015 Longsheng  The rice terraces are built into the hillsides, and look like great chains or ribbons - Longsheng - April 29, 2015 Ping-An-14  There are about 66 square kilometers of terraced fields in southeast Longsheng County - April 29, 2015
Ping An  Longji's terraced fields offer some of the most fantastic scenery in Guilin or indeed China. - April 29, 2015 Taijiang  The sister's Meal Festival is regarded as the oldest Asian Valentine's Day - Taijiang - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Newly wed - Taijiang - May 1, 2015 Taijiang  The girls are often decorated with 15 kilograms of silverware - Taijiang - May 1, 2015
Taijiang  Wonder what these girls have to talk about - Taijiang - may 1, 2015 Taijiang-wedding-6 Taijiang-wedding-7 Taijiang-wedding-9
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Taijiang  Taijiang - may 1, 2015 Taijiang-27  At festival time, the Miao girls, all dressed up in their holiday best with startling silver headdresses, crowns, and neck rinks gather together by the river banks to prepare their "sisters' rice". May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Young girls at the Festival - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Taijiang - China - may 2, 2015
Taijiang  Taijiang - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Make up for the Sister's Meal Festival - Taijiang - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  The Miao people are celebrating the Sisters' Meals festival. Taijiang- May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Beautiful chinese girls at the Taijiang Sister's Meal Festival - May 2, 2015
Taijiang  Before the openingsceremony the girls line up for a parade through the streets of Taijiang - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Taijiang Sister's Meal Festival parade - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Beautiful girl ready for the Sister's Meal Festival - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  The Sisters’ Rice Festival is sometimes called Sisters’ Meal Festival or Eat Sisters’ Rice Festival. Taijiang - May 2, 2015
Taijiang  The festival was amazing. Thousands of girls and women go down from the villages to sing and dance wezring traditional costumes. - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  When the young men arrive they begin to single out the women they hope to marry someday and begin to sing for them. China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  A few days before the Festival, Miao girls collect special wild flowers and leaves in the mountains to produce natural color to dye the glutinous rice, known as "sisters' rice". Taijiang - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Different groups makes up the line - China - May 2, 2015
Taijiang  Chinese farmer - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Musician - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Traditional Miao dress - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Miss Guangxi - Sister's Meal Festival 2015 - China - May 2, 2015
Taijiang  Join in the spontaneous gatherings of the Miao people to experience unique customs - Taijiang - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Beauties fo China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Beautiful girl of the Miao ethnic minority group - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Traditional Miao performances and Lusheng music. May 2, 2015
Taijiang  Official openings ceremony of the Sister's Meal Festival 2015 - Taijiang - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Openings ceremony of the Miao Sister's Meal Festival. Taijiang - China - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Taijiang Sister's Meal Festival 2015 - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Beautiful performance at the Sister's Meal Festival 2015 - Taijiang - China - May 2, 2015
Taijiang  Elegance and beauty - Taijiang - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Singing and dancing at the Miao Sister's Meal Festival - May 2, 2015 Taijiang  Being the sole only foreigner between thousands of Chinese tourists, I was provided with a frontstage space at openings ceremony of Sister's Meal Festival. May 2, 2015 Shidong  Among several other Miao villages, Shidong is one of the places where the traditional Sister's Meal Festival is celebrated. May 3, 2015
Shidong  The Miao festival at Shidong - China - May 3, 2015 Shidong  Shidong girls - May 3, 2015 Shidong  Another portrait of the beautiful decorated girls of Shidong - May 3, 2015 Shidong  Mom helping a hand to decorate her daughter - Shidong - China - May 3, 2015
Shidong  Portrait of Maio girl - Shidong - May 3, 2015 Shidong  Taking pictures is making memories - China - May 3, 2015 Shidong  Preparing for the big day - Shidong - May 3, 2015 China  Chinese herbs for sale - Taijiang - May 3, 2015
Shopping  Shopping in the streets of Taijiang - May 3, 2015 Taijiang  Crowd at the central square of Taijiang - China - May 3, 2015 Taijiang  Second day of the Sister's Meal Festival - May 3, 2015 China  Ethnic minority of China - May 3, 2015
Taijiang  Curious girls - China - May 3, 2015 China  Portrait of a funny woman - May 3, 2015 Taijiang  Almost everyone enjoy the activities during the annual Festival - Taijiang - May 3, 2015 Taijiang  "Look at my decoration" - May 3, 2015
Guilin  Reed flute Cave of Guilin - May 10, 2015 Guilin  Room with a view - Guilin - May 10, 2015