Hidden Dragon Villa
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Day trip to Yangshuo on the Li River. The two-hour ride on the small bus takes us through a forest of karsts, the limestone peaks of Chinese paintings. Yangshuo is at the heart.
We hire a moped - electric! - for a countryside ride, getting pleasantly lost as we turn off down a couple of country roads through small villages nestling in between the peaks. Sadly, the bike's battery limits us as we watch with alarm the bars steadily disappear.
Down one lane we find ...
... It is not unusual to see a pedestrian crossing the road through four lanes of traffic, barely looking at the vehicles in the road. Apparently the bigger the vehicle the less they give way, so it pays to be very cautious around buses! On our arrival at the Li River Retreat we ate an amazing lunch - stuffed green peppers, dumplings, beer fish all washed down with copious amounts of local beer. Darren is sick unfortunately and has spent the best part of ...
... 30am. Josh was supposed to be taking me and Kirsty to a tea rooms and sheesha bar in Yangshou but he'd been on the Beiju the night before and was dead to the world so we decided to venture out on our own. We saw Des (short for Desiree) who is a really cool American woman (aged around 43) and asked her if she wanted to join us because she hadn't got anything planned. It turns out she has been to Yangshou before and so she ended up showing us where ...
... from getting in, first finger rings mean you are available, middle finger rings mean you are madly in love, wedding finger rings are obvious, and little finger rings stop the luck from falling out haha! When we arrived we got into boats of 4-6 people. They were bamboo rafts with engines. In total, the time spent cruising the river was about an hour and a *************** many supposed mountain formations, however I couldn't rely discern any of them from the ...
... most are recognizable by now, as we have seen a few markets while in China, BUT, we did have a difficult time in the meat market as, for the first time, we saw dogs and cats being held and prepared (cleaned, singed and hung) for sale. There were other live animals as well...all these are images that we will not soon forget; we appreciate and accept that these are cultural differences and understand that other cultures have equivalent difficulty with Alberta beef ...