Kunming Haitian Hotel
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... Thailand so there's always a chance we'll get a better look then. From Kunming we took a train to Dali, which we'd heard good things about and were looking forward to a few nights staying put before moving on. Those few nights quickly turned into 7...Dali is without doubt our favourite place we have visited in China. And when you find somewhere you like so much, what's the point of moving on?
It's hard to pinpoint what we liked about the place. The hostel, the food, the ...
... them on the sidewalks and traveling the wrong way on one-way streets. No helmets are required and it's commonplace to see kids of all ages riding with an adult or two weaving through traffic.
At night , at least half of the ever-present motorbikes zoom around without their headlight on. I assume that , because they’re electric bikes there is some kind of energy saving derived from this. This is extremely dangerous when crossing the street at night ...
... the only white people in town we stood out a mile. The guy sitting next to me was very nice and could speak a little english. He noticed that I was reading a pocket guide (the boarder guards didn't spot that beauty) and decided to teach me useful Chinese phrases.
When it was my turn I jumped into the barber's chair and asked for short back and sides (in charades of course). I thought we had an understanding but when the barber picked up his clippers he plunged ...
... toilet, so that’s good. But even when it’s perfectly clean it smells, and the shower is just on the floor so the water goes everywhere even though there’s a curtain.
As of the fourth week here at Keats, my teacher and I have moved to a much larger classroom and have progressed a lot! I currently have a stack of 100+ flash cards, 90 percent of which I have memorized. In my opinion, that’s pretty good for a four-week guy! ...
... to find some quality teas selling for over $20,000.
I was more impressed with the fact that Linda owns and plays the Chinese piano, it was a bit of pulling teeth but I managed to get her to remove the dust cover and string a few chords for me.
Still full from lunch, Ghang insisted on taking us all to dinner for the well-known dish called "across-the-bridge noodles." It is said the dish is created by a ...
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