On the Li River near Guilin China, one sees all means of crossing the river at various places, depending on water depth. In this spot the water required creativity beyond fording.


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  • AnneVis
    AnneVisover 5 years ago

    Great shot and thanks for sharing!

  • phil decocco
    phil decoccoover 5 years ago

    thanks anne. There were a number of unusual attempts to cross or ride the River Li…this one just tickled me.

  • eelsblueEllen
    eelsblueEllenover 4 years ago

    Mood & Ambience group
    Two Modes of Transport challenge!

  • Ellen
    Don’t know how i missed this, and failed to thank you for the opportunity. Better late than never

    – phil decocco

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 2 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You are a TOP TEN winner in the Transportation Relating to Water challenge in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends Group (clickable banner)

  • Cee
    Such good news! This ride down the river li was magical!

    – phil decocco

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    Wonderful find

  • kala
    there was so much life to see on that river. thanks for your comment

    – phil decocco

  • cullodenmist
    cullodenmistover 1 year ago

    Congratulations on being voted into the Top.10 in the challenge "For the Water Taxi Only ( incl. Gondolas )
    Click HERE

  • Many thanks larry for the results and for hosting the challenge

    – phil decocco

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 1 year ago

  • Byron/Julie
    Thanks for selecting this image on the River Li to feature. Much appreciated

    – phil decocco

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisover 1 year ago

    Hi Phil,

    With the Feature in Streams & Stream Crossings!
    Excellent Work, a very well deserved feature!
    Cheers, Jo ;)

  • Jo
    Many thanks for your support and kind words

    – phil decocco

  • Keala
    Keala5 days ago

    This is interesting Phil!

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