Explore rural China by bike
Follow photographer Tim Bird as he captures the mystical rural communities in Yangshuo County.
[↑] Bicycles, a traditional vehicle in rural China, are still a popular way to get around Yangshuo.
[↑] Locals from villages along the Li and Yulong rivers congregate on market day at Fuli.
[↑] Chilis of every conceivable size and strength are on sale in Fuli on market days.
[↑] Bamboo rafts floating on the Li and Yulong rivers come with or without your own personal song accompaniment.
[↑] Popular with foreign and Chinese visitors alike, the area remains home to rustic communities.
[↑] The verdant rice paddies and terraces characterise the landscape surrounding Yangshuo.
Text and photos Tim Bird