Friends Guesthouse and Hostel

Address: No.2 Wenxian Road, Old Town, Dali, Yunnan, 671000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.2 Wenxian Road, Old Town, Dali, is near Dali University.
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    I don't ever want to leave

    A travel blog entry by kwagssd3 on Sep 23, 2014

    24 photos

    ... remained intact due to the labeling of the site as "culturally protected" by the Chinese government. But Brian had a vision that extended beyond preservation.

    What if the site could provide for the education of local culture? What if the site could serve as a retreat for diplomats from foreign countries? What if the site could evolve with the village and provide support for the local economy?

    And thus the context and vision was set ...

    Three pagodas

    A travel blog entry by charlotterowley on Mar 04, 2013

    6 photos

    ... Dentist stands were doing a roaring trade. With tables infront of them with piles of human teeth, eugh! There were of course some more normal things - clothes and shoes, but all in local chinese village fashions. The people themselves were interesting too. Many walked stooped over, with a large basket strapped to their backs, slowly being filled up with goodies. Women of all ages carried children strapped to their backs using a piece of material (much like in South ...

    Searching for Dali

    A travel blog entry by rootsandroutes on Jun 26, 2012

    11 photos

    ... was too liberal for the tastes of the state censors. Our time in China had given us relatively few stories of the one-party dictatorship's grip on subversive thought, but Maggie's story somehow brought the daily struggle of information and ideas to the fore.

    It was getting late, and we walked back to the hostel in the same driving rain as we left it that morning. Maggie joined us for a while, and we chatted in the dorm. Desperate to remove our sodden socks and shoes, ...

    Day 88 - Chinese New Year

    A travel blog entry by everett.butler on Feb 02, 2011

    43 photos

    Absolute anarchy: The only way to describe what it's like to be walking the streets at night on the eve of Chinese New Year. There’s a reason they invented the firework - everyone from age seven to seventy loves nothing more than to blow things up in celebration. The percussive booms could be heard from across the city, starting in the early morning and continuing on in increasing frequency throughout the ...


    A travel blog entry by cat2222 on Aug 19, 2010

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    ... good but he talked so much it was tricky to get a word in edgeways which was tiring but also quite amusing.

    We got back at 5.30pm and after a nap we went out to Bad Monkey for dinner. The fish and chips was recommended so Vienna and I ordered it.....we should have known better!! The fish that arrived was that familiar triangular shape so I suspect Captain Birdseye may have had
    something to do with ...

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