Lijiang Grand Hotel
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Reasonable price and its location is the best to visit Lijiang Ancient City. Just located in the front of its entrance.
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... pools close to the New Town such as the White Horse Dragon Pool.
Sitting just outside the Old Town boundaries is Zhangyi Market. Purely used by locals, this market makes for an interesting venture and provides more of an insight into the local buying habits than the busy tourist centre. Everything can be bought here from pig heads to copper woks, from vegetables to Chinese tea and everything else in between.
... and shopping through the larger Lijiang ancient city, which is similar to Shuhe, but large enough for us to get lost in the maze of it. Thankfully a couple local girls helped us find our way out at the end of the day. Yunnan is home to many minority groups in China that have their own local cultures. Their clothing styles and handicrafts are famous around China, so there are a lot of souvenirs to find there. It's also the only place in China to get local coffee ...
... altitude is the same as Everest base camp) and a couple of wrong turns (Chinese signs!) we were pretty sure that we must have passed the worst of it….
But then we found the 28 bends. The name is a lie for a start, we counted at least 40 bends as we clambered up the steepest part of the whole trek, drenched in sweat and baking in the sun (having only brought over night bags for our trek, we’d left the sunscreen we’d been carrying since the UK back ...
We have arrived in Lijiang after a rather eventful day. It all began normally, pick up at 8.30 and drive to Menghai and the local market. It was really busy. First were the vegetables, again all colours, all kinds. Then the meat and poultry section. Lumps of meat you never see in England and live chickens waiting to be taken and eaten. Lots of frogs to eat as well. It is quite a sight for westerners. We also ...
... along the circuitous mountain road that included the mandatory set of switch backs. Our journey to Tiger Leaping Gorge took less than two hours thanks to the new road....two years ago it would have been a four hour journey on a less than favourable tract.
The journey was worth it. Tiger Leaping Gorge was a spectacular chasm that stretches for 16 kms in the upper reaches of the Jinsha River. The story is that a tiger was being pursued relentlessly by a hunter and made ...