Travel Blogs from Jianshui, China

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Preserving Lijiang, Lijiang, China travel blog

Preserving Lijiang

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... being demolished in the space of 5 minutes. So not sure how this organisation can claim credit for preserving Lijiang: China's Heritage Sites In Danger Despite the perception that China is fast becoming the world's next super economic power and given ...

Train Kunming to Lijiang starting soon, Lijiang, China travel blog

Train Kunming to Lijiang starting soon

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... bus - 8 hours from Kunming, or fly. Local people fear that the train line will bring in poor migrants from other parts of China. Already we are on track to get 7 million visitors. On the Kunming-Dali route, fares are around 35yuan for the train, taking ...

New Year's Eve Again, Jianshui , China travel blog

New Year's Eve Again

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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We ate all of our enormous bowl of noodles this morning, knowing we had 74 miles to do in order to make it to Jianshui. We had planned these big distances for the first two days so that we could stay in large towns, and therefore nice hotels, and also ...

Journey to the West - VIII, Lijiang, China travel blog

Journey to the West - VIII

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... and under lovely willow trees. Check out some of the lovely pictures taken by travellers: http://www.terragalleria.com/asia/china/lijiang/lijiang.html While wandering the streets of Lijiang, I met Chris, and American who has been travelling around ...

Journey to the West - VII, Lijiang, China travel blog

Journey to the West - VII

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... I had the privilege of being the first person at the lake and having it all for myself (a rarity for any scenic spot in China).  I walked around the lake and investigated the glaciers (or whatever is left of them) around the lake.  I could here ...

A slightly quieter place, Jianshui, China travel blog

A slightly quieter place

A travel blog entry by shaun87

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So now we're in a town south of Kunming called Jianshui. It's noticeably less humid here but still hot.    The sleeper bus to Kunming was nowhere near as bad as we had been expecting. We were told that we had booked a decent bus. The sleeper bus ...

Yunnan: Kunming, Shaochang, Jianshui, Jianshui, China travel blog

Yunnan: Kunming, Shaochang, Jianshui

A travel blog entry by justjonas

... for a wedding ceremony but finally just left seeing nothing. Everyone was ready to go. We arrived at a small city called JianShui were I napped and enjoyed a cheap dinner. Some of us explored the city, bought fireworks and played with them in the park. ...

Jianshui, Jianshui, China travel blog

Jianshui

A travel blog entry by trevorlyon

A very cool small city that still looks like old time ...

Yunnan: Day Three, Jianshui, China travel blog

Yunnan: Day Three

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny

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... to leave the village. There was a massive traffic jam. We were stucked for over half an hour in the same spot. We arrived in Jianshui after that long traffic jam. After checking in the hotel, I went to eat with Miguel and others. Miguel led us to a fast ...

Jianshui Swallow Cave, Jianshui, China travel blog

Jianshui Swallow Cave

A travel blog entry by meilanni

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... went to an old residence, Zhu family garden, one of the oldest still as it was like many years ago. Pictures I upload later. With Amihay I travelled for about one week, Jianshui, then Yuanyang Rice terraces and then to Jinghong in Xishuangbanna. Bye bye! ...

Yunnan: Nanuo, Nanuo, China travel blog

Yunnan: Nanuo

A travel blog entry by justjonas

... were. There we sat and had tea. Pat and I stayed behind to take a photo with one of our tour guides for the Women in China project we are working on. The other villagers got a kick out of it I'm sure. Foreigners with a giant red ribbon, wrapping it ...

Welcome to China, Jianshui, China travel blog

Welcome to China

A travel blog entry by ralfthebear

... bus 100 metres before a police inspection at the highway toll gates and then rejoin the bus 50 metres later! Our destination is Jianshui – an ‘old town’.  I hold my breath as we approach through a countryside that is now dotted ...

Jianshui the story, Jianshui, China travel blog

Jianshui the story

A travel blog entry by meilanni

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... game they play, I could walk in naked and they wouldn't notice. That kind of place, but the internet is fast!:D) I arrived in Jianshui after Kunming in a way to hot bus without airco. It was then that I started to realize that I am nearing the tropical ...

A lake of tears for every pair of bound feet, Jianshui, China travel blog

A lake of tears for every pair of bound feet

A travel blog entry by joelandsonia

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... being two Chinas -- the coastal and large city China where the wealth and industry is -- and the rural China which is still staggeringly poor. Once we arrived in Jianshui we tried to get a cab to our hotel.   The first person I talked to tried ...

Temples and Courtyards, Jianshui, China travel blog

Temples and Courtyards

A travel blog entry by ralfthebear

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... of the history I am walking over – "Just imagine, a small bear like me placing his paws on the very stones ancient Chinese stood!" Jianshui - a great introduction to China.  We felt warm, rested & restored, and culturally ...

Carrying the rush mats in, after drying the rice, Sishwan provence, China travel blog

Carrying the rush mats in, after drying the rice

A travel blog entry by harrietattias

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... made from wooden houses on stilts, very enchanting, with the sun shining and goldenfields of drying rice around. The mainland china, with people all dressed in blue, suddenly vanished as we seemed to enter a different world. Minority tribes, counted a ...

A First Taste, Jianshui, China travel blog

A First Taste

A travel blog entry by naxxer

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... to the 6740 m of the northern region. Keeping looking out of the window as often than to my fellow-traveler I arrived in Jianshui. I can not fully explain how pleasant was to discover this town. Just laying out of all the main touristic routes, it can ...

jianshui, Jianshui, China travel blog

jianshui

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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Après avoir fait des bon énorme en bus pendant des heures (au passage ne jamais se mettre à l'arrière d'un bus qui passe par des chemins de terre) me voilà arriver dans soit disant une des plus belles villes du Yunnan…. Dans le guide il aurait ...

Happy NewYear!, Jianshui, China travel blog

Happy NewYear!

A travel blog entry by floorgijsopreis

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... na een chineze onderhandeling onder het genot van een pot thee voor een goede prijs. Zonder fietsen vertrekken we per nachtbus richting Jianshui. Een plek die bij de lonley planet nog niet bekend is en volgens ons een goede uithoek om het feest der ...

LuChun, LuChun, China travel blog

LuChun

A travel blog entry by nycos

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Shilin - It Rocks., Shilin, China travel blog

Shilin - It Rocks.

A travel blog entry by adrianmurray

China allegedly has a population of around 1.28 billion people. Well I'm not sure what the billion were doing today, but I do know that the 0.28 of a billion were with me 120 kms from Kunming, at the Shilin Stone Forest. The Stone Forest is not some ...

Fleeing the Snow, Jianshui, China travel blog

Fleeing the Snow

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... though!), all for only 100Y ($12.50). Once we were checked in, we hit the streets to explore the city. Jianshui is a small (especially by Chinese standards) city, known for its traditional architecture and as the home of the third largest Confucian ...

BBQ and Buildings, Jianshui, China travel blog

BBQ and Buildings

A travel blog entry by davidavi

Known for its architecture and BBQ, Jianshui makes for a good night enroute to Vietnam.  Enjoy some visual stimulus here: https://www.chinaodysseytours.com/yunnan/jianshui-Yunnan.html ...

Jinghong-Jianshui, Jianshui, China travel blog

Jinghong-Jianshui

A travel blog entry by nz2uk

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... by then was quite treacherous in places making our journey a slow one. Then there were the sheer drops - aaagh. We three arrived at Jianshui at 6.30pm pretty exhausted and all agreed the it had been the BEST day. It was a shame that we were unable to ...

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dans une "petite" ville pour la new year

A travel blog entry by gadjoxav

seulement 400 000 habitants, ridicule, resultat, pas un troquet ... des mobylettes, si mais pas une eglise, pas un ...

Yunnan Trip Day 4: Zuofu - Shiping, Shiping, China travel blog

Yunnan Trip Day 4: Zuofu - Shiping

A travel blog entry by anita_in_asia

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We left the Hani village late due to many villagers not wanting us to go. Our host mother actually lied to us when we tried to leave and skip lunch. She said she called someone and they told her that the bus wasn't here yet. So we kind of relaxed and ...

Jianshui, Jianshui, China travel blog

Jianshui

A travel blog entry by jenny_dani

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... sin arnes de seguridad ni loopins o como se digan XD. Al llegar al hostel nos encontramos a sherry, una chica china que conocimos en jianshui, y con las que estubimos visitando las ciudad y con la que volvimos a Kunming después. La verdad pobre ...

South via Hong Kong, Jianshui, China travel blog

South via Hong Kong

A travel blog entry by davidandnancy

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... – we've visited Hong Kong, the rice terraces at Longjii, the southern city of Kunming, and now we’re in Jianshui in Yunnan Province. It’s been getting warmer as we head south, to our relief, and tomorrow we head further south and cross ...

Yunnan Trip Day 2: Kunming - JianShui, Jianshui, China travel blog

Yunnan Trip Day 2: Kunming - JianShui

A travel blog entry by anita_in_asia

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I'll edit the entry later, I just want to get the pics up first ...

Ein chinesisches Städtchen wie aus dem Bilderbuch, Jianshui, China travel blog

Ein chinesisches Städtchen wie aus dem Bilderbuch

A travel blog entry by simon-alexa

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... Eintopf. Unsere Version enthält Poulet sowie getrocknete Wildpilze, die geschmacklich an Steinpilze erinnern. Mmmmh! Jianshui sollte sich sowieso als eine kulinarisch äusserst lohnenswerte Destination herausstellen, auch der gebratene Ziegenkäse (der ...

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