Hotel du Temps Perdu
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... information office" (in reality a tour agency) and she told us she knew where it was and it wasn't far but there were "too many cars" to tell us where it was.
Finally a Chinese tourist helped us by helping us to get a taxi. The taxi driver drove a little way out of town, and then phoned the hotel for directions. The next thing we knew he was doing a u-turn and driving the wrong way down the slip road back towards the South Gate. The hotel turned out to ...
... m still trying to get used to seeing a beautiful young woman dressed like she's going to the prom or a respectable elderly female walk down the street and then without warning hork up a good lugey and spit right in front of me, nothing ruins a nice image faster than phlegm.
We have 1 month left in China and haven't quite decided our route from here but will be making our way to Vietnam.
... western luxuries' and prayer 3 times a day. A typical day goes something like:
5.30AM - Woken up by bell and chanting as the monks start their morning prayer.
7.00 - Go for a run, ending by a small creek. Here you pick up a rock and carry it back to the monastery, on your head. Once you return there's some training until 8.
8.00 - Eat breakfast. Usually dumplings (amazing) or noodles.
9.00 - ...
... how many people were walking the streets behind his casket – there was even a little kid holding up a portrait of him. It was really intense to watch a load of people in mourning in this way.
For lunch, we ate in the minority type village place and picked our ingredients from plastic containers off the ground from a woman that had taken us around the village – it was like she was peeing on us by marking us as her territory or ...
... meant that any trips to the mountains would have been an unpleasant experience but we still managed to make productive use of our time by catching up on a few tasks.
We left Dali on a very crowded minibus before we transferred in Xiaguan ((the new Dali City) for the coach ride to Kunming. The coach itself was not as comfortable as the one we had caught from Lijiang but it had a toilet on-board and we sat back to view the rugged scenery on the way to Kunming, our last stop in ...