Asian Star Hotel (Ya Xin)

South of Gucheng Gate, Dali, Yunnan, 671003, China | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $80.00

Travel Blogs from Dali

A day around Dali

A travel blog entry by wellesbourne


... one of our guides said the only privacy is inside your mosquito net. We also visited another embroidery school. This art was lost during the cultural revolution when it was associated with decadence. Now the government wants people to relearn the lost skills. The teaching is free. When the students are good enough to have their work sold the school keeps 10 percent. The market sold all manner if goods and was very busy. At some ...

A Nice little town...

A travel blog entry by dinoshona


... Che and Stoshi was head straight to Jacks Cafe. It proved to be where we would spend most of our days. Jacks Cafe is an institute in Dali written about in the book 'No ******** in the Toilet,' by Peter Moore, mind you it has gone a bit more up market these days. It had been months for the 2 of us since we had had any real western food, and Jack, Che and Stoshi had been having there own cravings on the Western Tibetan Highway. We all had ...

Life is Beautiful

A travel blog entry by jacquiandowen


... of rice and tofu and different sauces accompanied the dishes. Basically the pot of broth constantly boils and you dip the pieces of veg or meat into the broths for about 10 seconds to cook. It's a really sociable meal and one of the best memories of our time in Dali.
Whilst we were there we became friends with a very random mix of people, Normande,the french Canadian, Don, the pot smoking 50 something American, and English Dave who was a ...

Hunting plant hunters

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... were unable to find it. They did however find the "forgeiner cemetery" in Tengchong but it had been looted both during the Cultural Revolution and the Japanese invasion, hence the original grave was impossible to spot. We do know that George Forrests grave is next to the foreign consuls Mr. Littonīs. Litton died about 30 years earlier than Forrest from malaria while coming down from a British expedition up in the Lisu area of Nujiang. An excellent ...


A travel blog entry by simonmain1


... so with some great views of Dali and lovely waterfalls. As it was my dad's birthday I recorded a video message for him at the waterfalls. It was after 6 when I started coming down the mountain. Right at the top of the path me and a soldier exchanged a nice loud Neehow (how hello in Mandarin sounds anyway) and subsequently he wouldn't let me walk down the path on my own. We started off racing each other down but he soon tired (apparently ...

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