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... br> We ride thru working villages spying little slices
Of everyday Chinese rural life
Past manicured fields with lots of manual laborers hard at work
Passed by trucks, motorbikes, cars and bicycles
But nothing compared to other places we’ve been
We feel almost safe on the road.
And that’s saying something in China
We saw so very many things, slices of ...
... large timber pieces mixed with intricate carving. It was really hard to find the the beauty of the buildings in Lijiang through all the tour groups with their funny hats, shops, restaurants and general chaos. One of our highlights in Lijiang (there weren't many) was going to the Naxi Symphony. The Naxi are a minority in the region and their music was almost destroyed during the Cultural Revolution. Most of the ...
... or so houses all joined together and is very old and full of character, After checking in we walked round the local village which is a photographers paradise - so many old houses and doorways and lots of people threshing and winnowing rice. Everyone was very friendly and said Hello to us and we had a lovely wander round.
Tomorrow we are going up a chairlift to the mountains and walking - its meant to be a lovely weather so we are looking forward to ...
... in the first place: the lake. We had a lovely two days walking around the old city and are now on our way to Emei. We caught a 5 hour bus from Dali to Kunming only to find that the only tickets left on the trains to Emei for the next 2 days were hard seats (it's a 16 hour train). With a big breath we purchased the hard seat tickets and said to each other... "at least we'll be making a memory." However, about ...
... the male principle), in contrast to Chang'e's home on the moon which represents "Yin" (the female principle). Once a year, on the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival, Houyi visits his wife. That is the reason why the moon is very full and beautiful on that night."
Hang, one of the staff at Sleepy Fish, invited us for a traditional Vietnamese dinner to celebrate. Not wanting to arrive empty-handed, we went in search of ...