Many travelers yearn for the misty peaks and pristine rivers depicted in Chinese ink paintings. Look no further than the peaceful riverside town of Yangshuo. Guilin is world-famous for it’s dark karst peaks and river towns, but Yangshuo is one of the most peaceful places to visit in this beautiful region. Travelers have the option of visiting by a cruise down giant Yangtze River or the smaller Li River. The landscape is filled with traditional tiered roofs and red lanterns, as well as farmers in triangular hats and fisherman rowing bamboo rafts. Admiring the karst mountains and arching bridges is an experience that cannot be missed by any lover of Asian landscapes.