Travel Blogs from Jinghong
At 10, our team met with a local newspaper, who published an article about us today. They need more interviews of Jin Fei bao, the hero of china and also the 2 foreigners in our team.
After a casual talk, we went to the biggest Buddhist temple of Xishuang banna and received a blessing for our further trip. Now the …
8:30 breakfast as usual...
9:30 we start our 15 km uphill bike ride.
With relaxed legs, it was very easy to reach the top within less than 1 hour. The rest of the tour had some mountain, still some uphill, over then 7km, but after Yunnan we have build muscles and in addition we are totally relaxed after the days in Jinghong.
9:30 welcome at Fudian Bank. Photoshooting for a new ATM card. PRess conference in their main conference room. Jin Feibao got the first new ATM card from Fudian Bank. Special on this card is, that anywhere in South East Asia withdrawing money is free of charge, no service charge. After Fei Bao - all of us got a card as well. < …
time: 4.46 hours
average speed: 17 km/h
maximum speed: 52 km/h
7:45 get up and have breakfast. Mixian, which are rice noodles. After a convenient decent of about 8 km, we drive about 40 km small up and downs, but mostly flat. We arrive at Xishuang banna and short after we eat our first south yunnan lunch. Very …
... we arrived at a village where we waited for vans to arrive to take us back to Jinghong. Our van needed a really good tune up, as it sputtered every time he put his foot down, and just refused to go over 70kms an hour. The speed was only a problem when he was overtaking, and needed to avoid a head on collision! Not the most relaxing ride! We returned to Jinghong, and could sense the change immediately. It is Chinese ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsDalian Hotel Jinghong
The rooms are fine, clean and everything you need. The breakfast is Chinese and not recommended. Its more a lunch buffet, then a breakfast, even for Chinese. Pleasant stay.
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