Last Updated on May 19, 2022 by Editorial Staff
By Rachel Lankester, founder Magnificent Midlife
This virtual tour is a bit different to our usual offerings. This was a 2 hour balloon trip over the incredible karst formations of Yangshou in Southern China near the more famous but now terribly over-developed Guilin.
I’ve spent quite a lot of time in China over the years but never seen it from this angle. As often happens with me when travelling, health and safety concerns flew out the window.
We saw a balloon land and asked if we could go up in it! So we did. It was breathtaking. I hope you enjoy this flight over the amazing landscape of the countryside around Guilin.
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Rachel Lankester is the founder of Magnificent Midlife, author, host of the Magnificent Midlife Podcast, a midlife mentor and editor of the Mutton Club online magazine. After an initially devastating early menopause at 41, she dedicated herself to helping women vibrantly transition through the sometimes messy middle of life, helping them cope better with menopause and ageing in general, and create magnificent next chapters. She’s been featured in/on BBC Woman’s Hour, The Huffington Post, The Sunday Times, Thrive Global, Authority Magazine, The Age Buster, Woman’s Weekly, Prima Magazine, eShe, Tatler HK and Woman’s Own amongst others. She believes we just get better with age. Get her book Magnificent Midlife: Transform Your Middle Years, Menopause and Beyond.