Guilin and surroundings, China - broady

Dragon's Backbone Terraces, China: Hmmm. The walk up to to the top of the Dragon's Backbone Terraces is difficult if you're not fit. I think, when you start out at the bottom, these guys size up who will or won't struggle. They picked Alison as a likely passenger, and despite protestations that we would not need their services (they will take you up and down) they followed us, checking with Alison occasionally. By the time we had reached the top Alison relented. They were happy and so was she!