Ramada Plaza Guiyang
Travel Blogs from Guiyang
... the top of our building. It went on for half hour and we can only assume the niose came from the top of our building. Luckily we got back to sleep. Anyway waking up meant we had survived the night so we booked for our last night in Guiyang.
It was another **** day weather wise so only one thing for it. Shopping! After miles of walking, a purchased a pair of jeans and a strong cocktail later, we headed back to our room with a noodle pot and bottle of red wine. Glug glug glug!
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 ...
... across the lake to the first of four islands we visited.
I said that if she liked boats bouncing over the water the next time they visit Australia I'll organise for captain Alan Clifford to take she and Claus on to Port Phillip bay.
I added that he is a good helmsman in the best Chairman Mao tradition.
Our trip involved snakes, dangling a python for a photo op, and artificial Dong, Boyi and Miao ...
... and continued on.
We will try to get back there before we leave. After eating in a restaurant further down the street we made our way to the Main Street of Guiyang and walked the mile.
No longer is there the little rolla-door shops. It is all clean. The street trees are fantastic and pollution seems to be reduced, probably because of the removal of coal and replacing with gas.
... whereas this is a gleaming, impossibly clean airport. During our time in Guiyang in 95/96 the blasting for the new airport was constant.
Guiyang, the poorest province in China, has obviously changed.
My post graduate student from 1995-95, Zhang Nan met us with one of her cousins who drove us around Guiyang via new multi- lane freeway to a new housing complex where we were met by Jack, another cousin, who took us to his ...