Green Lake Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kunming
At the end of our long journey, we are finally here. The Kunming Airport is signed in English and has a beautiful entrance hall. Some of the bathroom stall doors were marked "flush toilet" which was welcome. I reached in vain for a seat belt in the airport taxi. I need to get with the program. Driving through Kunming was as expected. The highways …
Good evening and, for once, quality sets off. We are now in Kunming, the capital of. Yunnan province. We were met by the delicious Selina and her driver, Mr Chang. We were sad to leave Guilin. Jean was a really good guide and she was excellent in meeting and anticipating our needs. We went to the Reed Flute caves on the way out to the airport and …
Back in the capital of Kunming, the contrast with Shangri-la is drastic. There are flowers aplenty here too, but in Kunming they are arranged such that not one is out of place. It was a chance to pick up some outdoor gear at the shopping mall, a chance to eat fabulous Yunnan cuisine in the streets.
Now I know why it is called the City of Eternal spring. Located at altitude, this capital city of Yunnan province in south western China feels cool even in the midst of summer. The blue sky was clear and devoid of the smog you find in other Chinese cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing. South western China is blessed with good food, which is …
On October 8, 1971 as a waxing gibbous moon crossed the eastern horizon in Gemini, I was born, from my parents Ed and Jean. They changed my diapers, listened to me cry, taught me writing and 'rithmatic, and forced me to eat cooked carrots (I hid them under the table). Now they worry about my survival as I travel around (which can be annoying but, …
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center