Cormorant fishing Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. A fisherman is seen as he is about to release his cormorant for catching the fish.

Cormorant fishing Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. A fisherman is seen as he is about to release his cormorant for catching the fish.

Cormorant Fisherman @Yangshuo Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. A fisherman is seen as he is about to release his cormorant for catching the fish.

Cormorant Fisherman @Yangshuo Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. A fisherman along with his pet birds is seen as he sits for a.break near the shore.

Cormorant Fisherman @Yangshuo Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. A fisherman along with his pet birds is seen as he sits for a.break near the shore.

Fisherman A fisherman poses for a shot

Net Mending A fisherman fixing his fishing net in his house at the fishing village in Yangshuo, China

Smoking An old fisherman is seen as he lits his smoke from the kitchen hearth

Contemplative Huang Yue Ming - one of the oldest cormorant fishermen immersed in his deep thoughts as we speak with him at his house in Xingping village

Fishing in Li River Fishermen are seen as they throw net to catch fish in Li River

Fisherman A fisherman lits up his lamp as the evening approaches over the Li river

Cormorant Fisherman @Yangshuo Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. An aged fisherman along with his pet bird is seen as he sits for a.break near the shore of Li river.

Cormorant Fisherman @Yangshuo Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. Two fishermen are seen as they take rest near the shore.

Xianggong Hills A beautiful landscape with the Karst mountains and Li river - a iconic scene of Yangshuo, China.

Bamboo Rafting in Yulong River, Yangshuo Tourists are seen enjoying bamboo rafting in Yulong River, Yangshuo.

Cormorant Fisherman @Yangshuo Cormorant fishing is a traditional fishing method in which fishermen use trained cormorants to fish in rivers. An aged fisherman along with his pet bird is seen as he sits for a.break near the shore of Li river.

Stone Bridge Apart from the famous one like Fuli Bridge, there are enormous number of stone bridges over Li and Yulong Rivers in Yangshuo, China. Most of the bridges are at least a century old.Our local guide took us to one of such not-so-famous-yet-beautiful bridges over the calm river.

Affection Cormorant fishing is quite an old tradition in Guangxi province of China. But now-a-days, the fishermen use their nets and not the birds for fishing. However, some men, like the one in the photograph, have not abandoned their cormorants yet. When no fish is caught in the net, this old man buys fish from market for his pets and feeds them. The fisherman and his birds hold a strong relationship between them. I was able to capture such a candid and funny moment that also depicts his affection for the old companions.

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