Zhangjiajie (张家界)

Deep down in the valley in Wulingyuan heading towards the Huangshi section
Chinese hiking trail leading up to the Huangshi section of the Wulingyuan National Park
Huangshi section in Wulingyuan National Park
Sandstone pillars in the Huangshi section of Wulingyuan National Park
I keep being amazed by the names given to important places by the Chinese (and also the translations)
Climbing Tianmen (Heavenly Gate) mountain in the Wulingyuan National Park
Couldn’t have planned it better… the sandstone pillars in Wulingyuan National Park from Tianmen Mountain
Descending Tianmen Mountain

Fenghuang (凤凰)

Fenghuang old town with Tuojiang River
Historic water wheel at the shores of Tuojiang River in Fenghuang
The stilt houses which Fenghuang is famous for
Locals fishing in the Tuojiang River while the tourist season is over
A few tourist remain though… child in local Miao dress
Gambling is prevalent in China and a favorite past time
Apparently the umbrella was invented in China some 4000 years
Hongqiao, the famous «red bridge», across the Tuojiang River
The Wanming Pagoda in Fenghuang