One tourist spot in Guilin had various craft demonstrations. I liked this loom and this clever way of keeping strings taut:
Here is a guy carving characters into bamboo: (I like how the lighting and colors look in this shot.)
This was a demonstration of the traditional Chinese version of a rap battle:
The girl on the raft sings a line of song, and a guy on the shore has to improvise an appropriate response, and so forth. In the old days, a guy who was good would win the girl's hand in marriage. Here, one of the tourists who responded well just got a free raft ride. :P
And now.. Waterfall Climbing!
You had to swap out your shoes for these straw sandals, and then you basically pulled your way up the side of this waterfall with a chain. This being China, there was of course no safety rope. :)
I was a chicken and didn't try it. :P
And finally, here is a series of curiously inappropriate(?) poetry on trash and recycling bins at this park: