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... section to leap across the gorge. It's also one of the deepest gorges in the world at 16 kilometres long and 3900 metres from the river to the mountaintops.
It's quite a walk down to the viewing platforms. We were there early so the sun hadn't reached into the gorge and the wind was still really cold. At least there weren't too many people there as the ...
... stage which is a rarity in rural China. There were tiny little shops around the square. I bought a pendant made by the lady who owned the store. A tiny bar only had room for about 10 customers.
Beyond the town was a lovely old arched bridge. The town is a popular set for movies and there was a movie being shot on the bridge while we were there.
After leaving Shaxi Andy pointed out a mountain range in the distance and said that's where ...
... because there was still snow on the main access road that needed to be cleared before any cars were allowed up. So much for getting an early start! After much deliberation about whether we should wait out the delay or just call off our visit to the mountain all together we decided to strike a compromise and continue with our agenda, leaving a return to the mountain as an option if things opened back up fairly soon. So off we went to our next planned stop, the nearby Jade ...
We are loving the late starts - Thupten is really spoiling us. After a lean breakfast we departed with Thupten and Tofu for our 200 kms cross mountain adventure that included a visit to Tiger Leaping Gorge and the final destination of Lijiang.
And yes, @MrsAngell the temperature differentials continue as we change altitude although we are not noticing so much as we only have to brave a brisk walk to breakfast and then to the car.
We gave thanks for our driver as ...
... une petite ville au milieu de nulle part
mais, évidemment, la présence de l'aéroport et la grande gare ferroviaire avait eu un grand impact.
Nous avons traversés la ville sous une pluie tropicale jusqu'à notre auberge, Mama Naxi. Un
beau jardin dans la cour et dans lequel nous eûmes un vrai accueil familial. ( ici la bosse c'est MAMA, pas son mari. En effet dans cette région a fleuri une ethnie Matriarcale où le rôle de la femme ...