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TravelPod Member ReviewsCarnation Hostel Lijiang
Ordered food for dinner, it never arrived, ordered breakfast, waited 1 1/2 hours, that never arrived, I think the place is run by idiots, or the local retard center
If you want to eat anything, dont bother coming here, you will starve
They got a couply of yappy dogs here as well, they should end up in a cook pot, very soon
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... climbed the mountain. We were at the altitude where the clouds occasionally draped around us, covering us in a slight mist, but then slipping away to reveal the brown river roaring a long, long way down. When we got to the viewpoint, we were clouded in and couldn't see anything but grey. However, as we began our descent and traverse through the gorge, we slowly dropped below the clouds and were given some more amazing views. The last five kilometers ...
... a small but popular local restaurant, this family shared their plum wine with us, encouraged us to try the dishes they'd ordered and at the end, when the father (who spoke english) found out I would be in Chongqing next week, said it would be his pleasure to take me out for the Local Hot pot. He even offered to pick me up at the airport! Sometimes traveling in China can be frustrating. Our bus stopped a few minutes after leaving Jianchuan so the ...
... The music they play is from the Han, Tang, Song and Yuan dynasties and on original instruments. The president of the Naxi music society, Xuan Ke, spoke and accompanied the orchestra for a song. At the age of 85, he was a pleasure to listen to play and also speak in Chinese and English. In reading his bio, he has done lectures around the including London and Oxford universities and wrote a thesis that I would love to read ...
This was mainly a relaxing day as all we did was have some lunch and then walk up to this cafe that looks out over the old town before we were aloud to walk around the town and find some dinner ourselves before meeting back at the hotel.
A group of us would sit in the courtyard playing cards until it was time to go to our rooms and get some rest for a busy day the next ...
... I wouldn't make it back up - and worried I would miss the bus back!) and was close to turning around many times. But as the river got closer and closer, I couldn't turn around, what a waste of effort! By the time I reached the bottom, I was already pretty knackered. But it was so pretty!! You could climb out onto the rocks and watch the river rush meters away from you. The view, both ways up and down the gorge was amazing. The mountains either side towering above. It ...