After your tour in the Yi Ling Cave which is about 45minutes to an hour, you will arrive at the exit where most of the visitors will be waiting for their photos to be ready (those that were captured by the photographer inside the cave). Right outside this counter, there are lots of monkeys, big and small waiting for you to feed them. You can buy from the vendors, small packets of groundnuts, costing 1yuan to give the monkeys a meal.
Becareful when feeding the monkeys - they could be greedy and notorious and come snatching your packet of nuts.
Another pic attached on the caged monkeys
An-ci Bus Station is along Youai Lu (Youai Road). It is a big bus station. To get to some places around in Nanning, you need to get to this station. If you are in town, along the Chaoyang Guangchang (which is actually a big shopping mall), you can catch one of the buses that says "An-ci" to this station. Journey is about 25minutes (fare is 2yuan, one way) as it makes a number of stops along the way.
See another pic on the frontage of An-ci Station
Favorite thing: Nanning's Main Train Station is located along the main road of Zhonghua Road. It is a big station and lots of trains go to the various provinces of China. Around this area there are many hotels, motels and guesthouses. You can also find lots of eateries here. Many of the intercity buses stop around here. Good place to base yourself in this vicinity especially if you are a backpacker.
If you happened to arrive in Nanning's south bus station called the Jiangnan Bus Station which is away from the city centre, you can board an intercity bus to the town centre which is more convenient and accessible to places of interests. Go across the main road which is opposite this bus station and catch the following buses :-
1) Bus route no. 41 which is a 25mins ride will take you to near the Main Train Station - along Chaoyang road (Fare is 2yuan)
2) Bus route no. 407 which is 20mins ride will take you to town centre's bus station (Fare is 1.20yuan)
See more pictures on the station
When walking, becareful not to step on these little cardboard signs ........
Along the pavements and sidewalks, you will find many little cardboard signs - these are people who will buy back used handphones, cameras and MP3s.
It looks like a lucrative business as there are so many people doing it......
These are called peaches. There are really delicious!. It is seasonal. You can eat it with its skin, so it's a convenient fruit to take along when traveling - Just wash it and eat it!. Eating one of these could really fill up your stomach. Some are soft and juicy and some are hard and crunchy - ask for the type you like.
You buy peaches in weight. Two of these huge ones cost 10.80yuan
Attached another pic on the types of delicious fruits sold in Nanning.
This city is my hometown, I lived there for 17 years. It's a lovely city, and it changed a lot!! It different, but the best thing is the food!! they are different, and just fantastic!!
Fondest memory: Where I was born and raised!!