Golden Spring Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Kunming
... to the cliff, having been built, I don't know over six hundred years ago. Half way down, we had to walk down a set of steep steps encased in a tunnel. Just beyond stood the Dragon Gate, where a small temple was carved into the cliff face, and some folk were burning incense and praying. On a flat paved area of the track where stood an old ornate building now used as a small café, a family was ...
... chose a nearby Starbucks for our breakfast and listened to Christmas carols, (we really must start being a bit more adventurous!), before setting off to explore Kunming, following some of Rick’s suggestions.
First stop was the flower and bird market on an old fashioned street near the centre of town. It was interesting and colourful although, I suppose because it was November, there were few flowers to be seen. There were however plenty of birds. ...
... of chicken soup to finish.
Then off to Green Lake. A large collection of small lakes where half of Kunming (those who weren't shopping!) seemed to have gathered for Saturday strolling. Tried to get a paddle boat but the queue was too long. One lake was so full of seagull-looking birds that were so overfed they didn't fly or bother to get the offerings we threw.
Back to the Hump where we tried to sort out a problem with our internet banking by calling NZ. ...
... beef, peanut soup and a few other things. Far too much food for the 6 of us, however, once done we still went out for an ice cream, mango ice cream.
Whilst in Kunming we've met up with Joe who I met when I was here last time. He can now speak almost fluent Chinese and we went out for a meal together, myself, Dave, Chen, Chen's friend xiao rong and Joe's friend li qi. We went for guo qiao mi xian (across the bridge rice noodles) - a local Kunming dish.
Wordpress is blocked here in China, so after Korea we've had to resume the "TalbottChineseAdventure" blog on a different site. We've taken lots of photos and have recorded our thoughts, each in our own way, but it may take a while to get caught up! The latest of our photos document our trip to 石林 over the weekend... once we learn how to upload, we'll do it!
John and Justin are ...