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Swimming in Li or Yulong Rivers

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Swimming in Li or Yulong Rivers

I'll be visiting Yangshou for 5-6 days in late July'12 which I understand is summer time. My kids love swimming so I was wondering if it is possible/safe/clean for them to swim in the Li or Yulong Rivers? They're are both good swimmers and obviously we'd pick a safe/shallow part of the river. I'm really thinking of it as an opportunity for them to get wet, have a splash around and a bit of fun.

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1. Re: Swimming in Li or Yulong Rivers

Sure, water is very clean as long as no storm flood.

Edited: 3:53 am, January 05, 2012
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Safe and clean, it should be. Allowed? I dont know....call for experts...

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see this:

bbs.guilinlife.com/thread-612678-1-1.html

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4. Re: Swimming in Li or Yulong Rivers

Flood occurs generally in Jun at about Dragon Boat Festival:

bbs.guilinlife.com/viewthread.php…

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5. Re: Swimming in Li or Yulong Rivers

My daughter worked in Yahshuo twice and certainly swam in the river. She is still alive to talk about it.

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Sweet....

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7. Re: Swimming in Li or Yulong Rivers

Thankyou all for the replies, especially OrientalRed for the pics. My kids will be very happy!

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