Sunday, November 11, 2012
(Continued from Longji Rice Terraces.)
We had a two-hour drive back to the city of Guilin. Stopped for lunch at Yufulou Restaurant. Avan read the list of dishes available, and we decided to forego the Chicken with Horse Hoof Soup. Probably not much different than Oxtail soup, but we didn't want to bother with chicken bones...
The appetizer was a creamy salty cube of tofu in chili sauce. We had a tomato egg-drop soup, Guilin rice noodles with egg and vegetables, green beans with pork, sweet and sour fried fish, cauliflower (which was very green!), fried rice with egg, followed by slices of watermelon.
Our one scheduled stop in Guilin was Fuboshan/Wave-subduing Hill. Fubo is both the name of a general who is honored here:
Chinese zodiac animals: