Grand Bay View International Hotel Dali
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... sign in English. Our visit lasts ten minutes, as all we can do is wander around and gaze uncomprehendingly.
Next stop is our second, and last, Catholic church in China. Built in 1927, it combines orthodox (small 'o') religious design with the traditional local imagery. Like in Pingyao, it is also free and consists of a single chamber- two thumbs up.
Dinner with the new members of the group is ...
... an area of the city we knew. We thought follow the wall until we realised that the city wall whilst marked on the signpost map no longer exists in the section we were in. With that we took our chances through the streets. It was enjoyable as people were selling fruit, veg, flowers, silver items and lots of other things. As people squeezed past each other mopeds beep their horns with frustrating frequency as they meandered through the crowd. Older men and women ...
... back to the hostel, we were all feeling very worn out and in need of rest, so we didn't make any ambitious plans. We walked around Old Town and had dinner on Foreigners' Street, which is full of Western cafes, souvenirs, and the most white people I've seen on this trip. Haven't come across many Americans though. I have to admit, it was nice to take a mini break from China!
We looked around the shops, which really had some of the nicest things I've seen so far. I bought a ...
... wouldn't satisfy-though the temple complex was founded over a thousand years ago, it was virtually annihilated by the Cultural revolution, who came through and tore down the Buddhas, halls and artwork. It might be the visual majesty of the pagodas that prevent them also from going the way of the temple The current temple complex is a new restoration only about 10 years old. You can see this on the still gleaming golden Buddhas and vibrant paint. And I ...
... Lots of produce comes from the lake, lily flowers and bulbs, many different kinds of seaweed, small silver fish of many varieties, tiny crabs like the ones you find in the rocks at the beach and tiny crayfish that are the most vibrant shade of red. The mushrooms were amazing and came in a staggering variety of shape and colours. The central area of the market was covered and filled with people standing at tables, hacking away at animal carcasses in various stages of ...