Hotel du Temps Perdu
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... and we are told the material has to be dyed 8 times. What is a revelation is how they achieve the various designs. A template is printed on the undyed material. It is then stitched in such a way that it appears all ruffled up. This protects the areas that should remain a natural colour and thus after dying a pattern is created. Sounds unlikely we know but we saw it with our own eyes. There is of course a commercial motive to the Bai lady's offer and we ...
... the shop vendors weighed their goods out using old fashioned balancing plates and a weight on one end! What I found more surprising was that noone even seemed to notice me, let alone try and sell me anything which was quite refreshing. I could wander around, admiring all the weird new items and take photos in peace. The old city is marked by 4 gates - north, south, east and west. These gates are large and ornate, with a typical Chinese tiered roof (and look almost like a ...
... her we're trying to get to Dali she tells us to jump on the C72 bus which will take us to the west bus station, the bus cost 5Y/47p each.
When we get to the west bus station a guy sees us walk in and immediately asks "Dali?", we nod and he walks us over to a ticket booth, buys our tickets for us and then walks us to the bus to make sure we got on the right one. I loved that guy! We were both totally relieved as when we got to the station we were searching for ...
... hers to cook me dinner. I ate unopened, mountain ferns. Brown and plasticky, they contained explosions of cola taste bubbles.
Talking with my friends the Naxi, I asked how many Naxi there were. "Bu duo," said my host. (Not a lot.) "Xiao le." (They've become fewer.) I asked the son about his school, and he said all the lessons were given in Chinese. At first, this made me mad. But, then, I realized it probably wasn't ...
... lots of stairs, and an ice cream to avoid hunger. The pagodas and the temple are quite nice, but we have to leave soon, because we must catch a train out of hell. Next destination: Kunming. The train station is CROWDED! We are the only tourist here, and a young boy comes to practice his english with us. Today we will have to share cabin with some chinese. God bless ...