Mingbang Hotel

No.116 Pingdeng Road, Dali Town, Dali, Yunnan, 671000, China | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by halliday


... their friends with us in the background. Then they would walk off looking at the picture they had taken, laughing their heads off. Trying to manage chopsticks and keep your composure for all the photo shoots was difficult.

After lunch we took a boat ride on Lake Erhai which is quite big but didn’t seem as big as Taupo. At one stage Sue turned to speak to our guide and got the shock of her life to see not Clare, but another being sitting next to her. ...

Mountains and Kung Fu

A travel blog entry by ballsabroad


... out that evening with a DVD at the hostel.

Although i was aching from Kung Fu i really wanted to hike along the mountain path, so i set out the next morning. After taking a wrong turn and ending up at an army base i found the right path. It was a long but beautiful hike along the mouintain side, through valleys and gorges. After 4 hours i got to the cable car and got that back down and a bus back to my ...

Bye-Bye Yunnan - dallying in Dali

A travel blog entry by jeanetteandpat


... t that great and the view was fairly hazy. There is a 12 KM paved path linking several mountain peaks together and we walked about 2 KM along that. Vicky got a phone call telling her that there was a landslide further along so we turned back. After 10 or so minutes we came across some other people and Vicky was excited to se them. She had been nervous on the mountain with no one else in sight. This just proves that people are uncomfortable with ...

I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley


... it was the inspiration for James Hilton’s fictional town of Shangri-la in his novel 'Lost Horizon’. But no matter what you call it, we want to go because it is literally a stone’s throw away from Tibet and is the closest we are going to get to Tibet on this trip. So we had plenty of last minute planning to do to make this little deviation a reality and after another trip out to our lovely café we got our heads down for a good night’s sleep. On ...

Dali 1

A travel blog entry by mathew-sarah


... pretty much all year round), beautiful surroundings and there seems to be plenty of people selling marijuana - which I thought was quite weird, but apparently yunnan is a bit more laid back than the rest of China. It's also quite strange as it is always old women who sell it. They creep up to you in the street, and whisper in your ear, 'you want ganja'. You look around and it's a wrinkly old ...


This hotel, located on No.116 Pingdeng Road, Dali Town, Dali, is near Dali University.
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