The great waterfall of China: China Travel Photo of the Week

Culture | by Aimee Groom
Posted: July 2nd, 2011 | Updated: July 13th, 2012 | Comments
Huangguoshu Falls_Anshun_Guizhou_china waterfalls At just under 80 meters tall and a little over 100 meters wide, stunning Huangguoshu Falls are the biggest in China and are the centerpiece of a scenic that includes a total of 18 falls, ranking it as the Guinness Book of World Records largest "family" of waterfalls. A cave runs behind them, allowing visitors to stand mere meters from the awesome force of the cascading waters. Huangguoshu Falls are  located in Guizhou, a province whose karst mountain scenery rivals neighboring Guangxi. Guizhou's impoverishment and poor infrastructure have meant it has always flown fairly low on the western tourist radar, but a wealth of fascinating ethnic minority cultures and their colorful festivals make visits to Guizhou a truly unique, if not always easy, experience. For more pictures and travel tales from Guizhou, join the Grooms, a pair of backpacking old age pensioners on their trip through Guizhou in 2008.... This image comes from our Ctrip China Travel Flickr photostream, as featured on the Ctrip Community Page, a new social platform that brings together all the best China travel deals, travel tips and more!
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