Grand Bay View International Hotel Dali
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... a women when she desires. So the women have children from different men, but often don't know who the father is. Recently, though, the women have been marrying Han men, and they expect to work. So some of the Bai men have started working, though they are scoffed at by the other Bai men. In the fields, it is mainly the women who are working, with the odd man being sighted. Fascinating. Will write more tomorrow. Night ...
HI Everyone. Well, I was able to post an entry sooner than I thought. Sandy, her family, and I are now in the city of Dali. Sandy's parents-in-law live here and we are visiting them. They are letting me use their computer. Everyone is so nice to me!
We left Kunming yesterday with what was supposed to be a four-hour trip. But because of the holiday traffic which was crazy - and that's saying something in China, it took about 9 ...
... a taxi (which he should've paid for) to the place and said his friend would meet us there. We waited in the cold for about 30 mins until his friend found us. We were in some random part of the city and got taken up 22 floors of a huge residential building to be brought to our own weird little apartment for the night! It was a decent sized room with a half finished kitchen area and a lot of floor space so it ended up not being so bad at all, it was just a teensy bit ...
I first heard of Dali from Francisca that I met in Vipassana. She was scheduled to study and reside there starting today. I timed it a bit to meet up with her there but once she emailed me to let me know she was stuck in Vietnam after having appendicitis, I was still happy to have discovered this place. Dali is a charming city sandwiched between the mountains of Cang Shan and Erhai Lake. ...
... and the fish eggs taking their toll on Alice's gut.
Back at the room we were rudely asked to "keep it down" by an old aged motorcycle wielding woman from the room above, when merely skyping at the hardly ripe hour of 23.00. Between that and John falling over every bag and bed in the room at 5 o'clock in the morning, muttering northern slang, we knew it was time to migrate.
We ended up in a 12 bed dorm full of Chinese ...
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