Travel Blogs from Guiyang
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 ...
Today's window sketch from our apartment features a new sports centre all angles; I should earn some brownie points from Anne Langdon for doing what she asked which was to make a sketch from a window in each place we stay.
We ate a meal in one of the new shiny chrome shopping complexes, navigating the crowds looking, shopping and pushing their children who they had lifted into shopping trolleys.
Zhang Nan's ...
... don't cross the streets anymore it is all underground walkways (some with shops)
When we reached the centre of town and looked back up the street as we had done in the past the difference was palpable as you can see in the pics
A play with some tops in the park concluded a memory laden wander. Sam thinks that I spin a mean top, especially when I lashed it with the rope.
... motorbike. We couldn't help thinking that if we returned to any of our cities after 20 years what changes would we notice. Certainly not the magnitude of this. When we asked about how it is financed we were told that the government is putting money into these really poor cities.
There are so many cars that private cars are only allowed certain days of access according to their number plate.
... surrounded by a gorgeous temple filled with wild monkeys hanging from the trees. Needless to say it was a day neither of us will ever forget! Any animal lover would have been in heaven there even though the monkeys were vicious. If you ever find yourself in a wild monkey park just heed our warning- DO NOT bring food or drinks with you unless you want to be harassed by a pack of evil creatures that are not afraid of humans.