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Teacher Testimonial: Abbi

MY TIME AT OMEIDA by Abbi My name is Abbi Mayes and I have worked as an English teacher at Omeida for the past 4 weeks as part of a summer programme. I am originally from England but live in a country called Austria in the central of Europe and so I thought I would […]

Teacher Testimonial : Marcus

Omeida, Once Again Marcus D. William I can’t say that it’s just the scenic mountains and rivers that keep me coming back to Yangshuo. And I can’t say that it’s just the warm and welcoming locals, or the bustling nightlife of West Street that beckons me back. But I can say that I have returned […]

Teacher Testimonial : Amy

My time at Omeida by Amy I had no idea what to expect when I was dropped off outside Omeida five weeks ago. I was nervous and overwhelmed but I was warmly welcomed and very quickly realized what a friendly atmosphere there is. Everyone has been so kind and helpful, and I’ve never been short […]

Bike Rides in Yangshuo

Bike Rides Bike rides are popular with tourists and the students at Omeida. Bikes are cheap to rent and within minutes of leaving Yangshuo you are surrounded by beautiful scenery. Back in Yangshuo ‘Are you still here or again?’ asked a guy I met on the street in Yangshuo. It seemed people assume I live […]

Hiking in Longji

Hiking in Longji (the Backbone of Dragon) Longji in Chinese means the backbone of dragon, located around 95 km in the northwest of Guilin, Since Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), Zhuang people began to reside here and build up the rice terraces on the slope of mountains. After the completion of the project in Qing Dynasty 600 […]

Rock Climbing in Yangshuo (Laurie)

Rock Climbing in Yangshuo (Laurie) Time spent in Yangshuo is not complete until you have been rock climbing on the majestic limestone karsts. It’s exhilarating, challenging, diverse and unforgettable. There are climbs suitable for first-timers and professionals, with grades ranging from 5.8 to 5.14, with the majority of climbs in the 5.10 – 5.11 range. […]

Yangshuo Climbing Guide

Yangshuo Climbing Guide 1.Yangshuo is Asia’s fastest developing sport climbing area and is set to rival Thailand as Asia’s hottest climbing area. 2.It is an area of unfathomable beauty; about 70,000 limestone towers make up this inconceivable landscape. 3.The clear sections of sunbaked Limestone hold some superb sport climbing. There are currently 50 or so […]