Jim's Guesthouse

57 Bo'ai Road, Dali, Yunnan, China | Hotel

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Dali, hat die Kulturrevolution ueberstanden

A travel blog entry by petra_karlaut


Dali (wohl gemerkt Alt-Dali) ist eine der wenigen Staedte in China, die die Kulturrevolution halbwegs unbeschadet ueberstanden hat. Teile der mittelalterlichen Altstadt, der Stadttore und der Stadtmauern sind heute noch erhalten und Dali ist ein beliebtes Reiseziel, v.a. fuer ChinesInnen. Zeitlich haben wir etwas Pech, da unser Besuch in Dali …

Around Dali

A travel blog entry by lisakresky


... ride to Erhai Lake where we got into a boat and were taken out on the lake. Here we watched some cormorant fishing. The birds have their necks tied so when they catch a fish, they can't swallow it and the fisherman can scope it up with his net. We then each got a turn holding two of the birds if we wanted and could have it sit on our head. After going back to shore we got to witness a tea ceremony and try four different types of tea. Each one had a different thing it ...

Feels like holidays!

A travel blog entry by usupandaway


... natural setting. The climate is temperate with moderate summers and mild winters, though it can get rather windy in autumn and winter. Not for us, we had picture perfect warm weather and really enjoyed it after cold Shangri-La.

So after a delicious breakfast we're heading towards the three Tang Dynasty Pagodas. Offering one of the best preserved Buddhist structures in China. However, the compounds behind the pagodas were destroyed during the 1920s earthquake ...

Just here for one day !!

A travel blog entry by derrick241


... br>
I visited 2 gates in the wall, the East and west Pagoda, they both looked pretty much the same to me I, tried to visit the 3 pagodas, but couldn’t get in, so that was
something I have missed here

Found a local supermarket to replenish my coffee and sugar supplies

On the way back, I found another of these old trucks, I took some better photos this time,
it ...

Dali, a cut above the rest

A travel blog entry by mikeandsheila


... br> From Dali it is possible to travel a few hours north to the picturesque town of Lichiang which is reported to be even more touristy than Dali. One can also go up to the high altitude town of Shangrilah, a backpacker and Chinese Tourist Mecca, so I believe. We do neither of these. It is becoming positively freezing at night and there is a feeling between Sheila and me that perhaps we should start thinking of our exit strategy from China. Our last night sees a party at the ...

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