Travel Blogs from Ruili, China

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Cross-border drug smuggling: China-Burma, Ruili, China travel blog

Cross-border drug smuggling: China-Burma

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... by a policeman). And in a nightclub I got offered a line of cocaine (but it was probably ketamin or horse tranquilizor). China keeps a pretty tight lid on things and you are unlikely to encounter drug addicts or users during your travels in China. ...

Chinese government says 'don't take the risk', Ruili, China travel blog

Chinese government says 'don't take the risk'

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... cash but also electricity. In recent times, Chinese have been kidnapped and held for ransom. Gambling is illegal in China, but widespread. Most afternoons you will find lots of Chinese playing card games. Grannies, shopkeepers, farmers. For ...

Cross-border drug smuggling: China-Burma, Ruili, China travel blog

Cross-border drug smuggling: China-Burma

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... by a policeman). And in a nightclub I got offered a line of cocaine (but it was probably ketamin or horse tranquilizor). China keeps a pretty tight lid on things and you are unlikely to encounter drug addicts or users during your travels in China. ...

Human trafficking in Yunnan to Golden Triangle, Ruili, China travel blog

Human trafficking in Yunnan to Golden Triangle

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... on the other side of the long border with China. In recent years, the police have also come across several cases of poverty-stricken people being smuggled into China from Myanmar. ...

China and Burma: complexity, Ruili, China travel blog

China and Burma: complexity

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... , many have not and more are coming across at Qingshuihe, 80km down the road. In that rugged and often impenetrable country, China just got itself a new headache to add to the freshly throbbing one in its racially riven province of Xinxiang. It's a ...

Casino town south of border closed down, Ruili, China travel blog

Casino town south of border closed down

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... have closed 11 passages to Maijayang to ban illegal crossings, the report said. At least 50 youngsters from Shanxi in northern China have been kidnapped and reportedly tortured by gangs in Myanmar since August to extort ransoms. All of them returned home ...

The greatest story... maybe ever!, Tengchong, China travel blog

The greatest story... maybe ever!

A travel blog entry by korihahn

... shaking our hand he rambled on in rapidfire mandrin.   By this time Matt and I have spent nearly 2 months in China.  Seriously odd situations were now merely ordinary interactions.  The short nicely dressed Chinaman was very persistent, so once we ...

Ruili to Myanmar and back!, Muse, Myanmar travel blog

Ruili to Myanmar and back!

A travel blog entry by yunnan_concern

... both at day as at night - Today its 35 degrees centigrade, which works out about 95 degrees fahrenheit. The villages surrounding Ruili are quite poor, as I stood in one village yesterday, I noticed two local minority girls leaning over a well. I went ...

Land of the Lost, Tengchong, Yunnan, China travel blog

Land of the Lost

A travel blog entry by cameroninsea

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... started to set, I decided to head back to Tengchong and get ready for the next day and another early morning departure for Ruili, the border crossing between Yunnan and Burma. Wai Lin, the receptionist, insisted on taking me to a noodle shop and buying ...

Ruili - China/Myanmar (Burma) Border Area, Ruili, China travel blog

Ruili - China/Myanmar (Burma) Border Area

A travel blog entry by yunnan_concern

... were on the same plane! They asked her to ask if I would like to travel with them to the airport, and perhaps further to Ruili. She was obviously concerned, but translated adding also that I should not do so. I let her know that I knew them, and that ...

One week knowledge (1), Dehong/Ruili, Yunnan.China, China travel blog

One week knowledge (1)

A travel blog entry by fox_777

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... reach the border areas of Yunnan DEHONG. Myanmar and the region at the junction of .17 hours! Driving the car very exhausted.  RUILI in the duty-free market, there are many from the United States / France / Germany / Sweden / Japan, a luxury ...

The Wild Wild West of China, Ruili, China travel blog

The Wild Wild West of China

A travel blog entry by cameroninsea

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... Tokay, from the bus station and we arranged our meeting for the next morning at 8am at the Burma-China border. I set off to find a hotel along Ruili's main street, passing several which seemed to have retained the old Ruili seediness-all men inside, ...

Best laid plans..., Jinghong? Ruili? Dali!, China travel blog

Best laid plans...

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

... panicked daze. My first idea was to find someone who spoke English and enlist their aid in their situation - easier said than done. Ruili, a border town on the edge of Burma, is far enough off the tourist trail that I couldn't find anyone that spoke ...

Ruili, Ruili, China travel blog

Ruili

A travel blog entry by mies

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Mu-se, Mu-se, Myanmar travel blog

Mu-se

A travel blog entry by mies

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Jiegao, Jiegao, China travel blog

Jiegao

A travel blog entry by mies

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Ruili,Yunnan,China, Ruili, China travel blog

Ruili,Yunnan,China

A travel blog entry by clientskk

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JingPo village, Ruili, China travel blog

JingPo village

A travel blog entry by mathew-sarah

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Ruili is right by the burmese (Myanmar) border in China. It's more tropical here - much more humid. We get to Ruili then take a taxi to the JingPo village where we do a homestay. The people are friendly enough but it's hard work especially at night when ...

Ruili - ready for the border crossing!, Ruili, China travel blog

Ruili - ready for the border crossing!

A travel blog entry by kreynolds89

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... of the people here has changed dramatically and there are people wearing traditional dress as the norm rather than for the tourists. Ruili is a typical border town. In the past it had a reputation for drug and gem smuggling and illegal trading but, ...

Dec 11, 2011, Ruili, China travel blog

Dec 11, 2011

A travel blog entry by dion.maas

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