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Shaxi was divine. Just what I needed after a tiring hike and, just generally, dealing with everyday China. A small and quiet town, with cobbled streets and surrounded by farmland and rice fields, with hills in the distance and horses, pigs and cows frequently passing you on the streets. Little rivers ran through the streets to water the rice fields and there was a bigger river by the square, where I walked a couple of times after dinner and heard ...
... wood, with a substantial minority population, the Naxi people, who are a matriarchal society, with their own pictorial script. They make, and dress in, bright woven cloth. We've seen several dances, all with taped music, usually just in a nearby square, although we did see a group all dressed up dancing in the park, but they were being bossed around by a photographer. The old town, with its traditional housing and cobbled streets is very touristy. There are lots of tourist shops and ...
... of us is attracted by, it is stopping off in Jakarta, three ports in Western Australia, Melbourne and Tasmania, which is quite attractive. As we were walking in Shangli on Tuesday we were considering the pros and cons of each option and realised that a major pro of the Cruise Ship, apart from not having to sort a new visa for China, is that it allows for the possibility that we may be able to go to India ...
... is "The Old Town" a small old quarter of the city which has been dolled up for the tourists (we have heard stories of bits of plastic being hammered on to ancient buildings and in some cases the buildings have actually turned out not to be that old afterall, as replica new buildings have been added!).
It has also been really disappointing for us to visit much anticipated Chinese natural wonders to then find ourselves elbows out, competing ...
... dress – and tourists. It’s packed with tourists, mostly Chinese, and I’m not sure which I enjoy more tourist-watching or local-watching. The tourist fashion is almost as fascinating as the traditional dress of the local ethnic groups, and the photo-loving tourists will pose anywhere and everywhere making it hard to get a shot of anything without someone in it.
We stayed in a small family run ...