Riverside Retreat Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRiverside Retreat Hotel Yangshuo
Had to move. The sewer smell coming out of the drains was intolerable. Yuck!
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... at the cafe we ate dinner at last night. Ten in the class with six from our group. It was a fun way to spend a wet afternoon and you got to eat what you had cooked! We walked the the local fresh food market first with the 'teacher' before beginning the class. Think I mastered the dumpling folding Col and they were wheat based wrappers not rice. Will have to work on the recipe when I get back. The other dishes included an eggplant and capsicum with chilli and a ...
... we found our way off onto dirt tracks between fields. That is when it got really pretty. Both the lush landscape and ugly 3 to 5 story cement block modern buildings were very reminiscent of third world Central America. There are new buildings going up everywhere but we did manage to leave them behind. The land was divided between gardens of mixed crops and low growing orchards. We often passed flowering trees and vines that scented the air.
Eventually we returned to the ...
... beginning to wonder if he was taking us to some quiet place to rob us. After about ten turns he pointed out a set of steps heading up the hill. I was relieved. I expected him to just point the way and then leave us, but he began to climb the steps. At this point we were fairly sure that he would demand money from us later, so we began to try to figure out a way to indicate that we were happy to go on from there alone. With no Chinese from us and ...
... us half price discount to get in (I'm loving all these old people). The caves themselves are cool (literally and figuratively) it's like an underground world and as I'm walking down the steep stairs into the mountain I feel a little like Alice in Wonderland, especially when they have little blue signs that tell you what some of the rocks look like, for example Crocodile mouth and frog prince ^^. They even had weird coloured ...
... ride. I did remember that when I got up to get off the bus, the backpack was suddenly tilted forward on the floor which I thought was strange and instantly looked around to see if anything had fallen out even though it had been all zipped up The hostel staff person let me check in and said I could pay him later. Once I got in the room I looked through everything. I figured if I had indeed been pick pocketed, wouldn't he have taken my credit card and debit card too? My passport ...