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... we see stars (incredibly rare in China!), but the Milky Way, and there was silence except for the sound of frogs trilling away.
We were lucky enough to find two very good restaurants in Shaxi. One was a Bai restaurant just off the main square called Ban Zian Ju. We ate braised pork, twice cooked pork, "1000 pieces of meat" (disappointingly an overestimate) which was pork steamed in a clay pot with pickled vegetables and spices), fried lotus, ...
... or whatever the correct English name is. By the way it is Sichuan and not Szechuan. The dish I took a photo of is my favorite, Yu Shan Qie Zi, which translates to something like eggplant swimming like fish (contains no fish). I'll be learning how to cook this and many more Chinese dishes this week as I'm living with my Chinese Mama, another teacher at the university I worked at last semester. She's just like ...
... shaped black rocks. There was a lot of hiking involved and I think I may have missed some sights since I went one really long way and ended up back near Shaxi, which was a long way away from the mountain! I don’t know what happened there, I thought my instinct/sense of direction was getting better but maybe not. Anyway, I got back and it was raining so I chilled out at the hostel for the rest of the day and went for a walk with the guys in ...
... flat and the trail had been well trodden by goats, which stared at us as we tried to pass by. That night we spent at the Half Way Guest House, which is apparently 14km along trail. After checking in we found our way to the roof top patio and basement traditional toilets, both of which offered fantastic viiews of the gorge and mountains that the gorge had cut through. For Dinner I had a Chicken sandwich which turned out to be made with Naxi bread. ...
... at the edge by the mountain ranges. There is a hot air balloon station if you want to view the vast area from high above.
You should allocate more time to this park, so that you can enjoy the walk through the park. Maybe even pack some food for picnic.
In the afternoon, we are on the road back to Lijiang. By then we are already craving for some "normal" food and had KFC for dinner ...