Travel Blogs from Guiyang
... We can only work it out to be the train slowing quickly and the carriages knocking against each other.
We arrived in Guiyang to grey skies, rain and another big city (we hoped we had left this behind in Chengdu) albeit much smaller than the other places we have visitied so far. For anyone wanting to travel China, its worth noting that any arrival train station will leave you ending up in a city so don't expect the peaceful countryside on arrival anywhere.
Our day in the mountain park was too exciting to only upload 5 pictures! Here are some more for you all to check out. Hope you are have a fabulous summer and we will see you guys so soon :)
Emm and Gabs ...
... western toilet.
After we left they changed the place to a dormitory for pos-graduate girl students, replacing all of the baths and toilets with squat toilets and a shower.
In our bedroom three girls share two double bunks and a table and cook and eat and sleep and study in this tiny space. And there is no heating in this concrete box.
Australian students have it so hard!
Soon we leave China. Again!
To return to a place that has strong good memories is always exciting but also fraught with uncertainty.We did expect change but not to the extent that we saw in Guiyang
We caught a taxi into the city of Guiyang and asked to be dropped at Guiyang medical college where as most of you know we lived and worked for two years.
We have brought with some photos from that time in '95/'96The ...
... to get an OK coffee in the airport and link to free wifi.
The plane was a brand new unit and we left three minutes before time.
1995 experience vignette
We remembered one previous trip in 1995 from Hankou.
We had our tickets and again were the only westerners. No signs in English.
I visited the toilet but it was so bad I returned without using it.
The old concrete building looked and felt ...