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TravelPod Member ReviewsGuotai Hotel Jianshui
rooms are sold by the hour if that gives you an idea, and we killed a cockroach that made it into our room. Not fun. Other than that the room was fine. Hotel staff speak limited English.
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... with us. We left their homes and the mom told us to come back whenever we wanted to.
I checked out the gift shop. It had handmade items by the Yi locals. Expensive! A small square of fabric was fifty RMB.
We had to listen to presentations. A pig was screaming for his life as Haley was talking. Poor piggy.
We hopped in the bus to leave the village. There was a massive traffic jam. We were stucked for over ...
... any bus that passes and it will pick you up and bring you to the busstation.
I think the same afternoon we went into Jianshui town and went to the Zhu family residence garden. I wanted to see it because I read in LP that it is one of the few last residences in China that still is how it was when the family lived there. So a residence is a big house where a whole family lived, thisone maybe hunderd or two hunderd years ago. It was a rich family that traded, I ...
... This is not on most people’s itinerary, but that’s because so few people from the west cross from Vietnam into China by our route. As a result, when we took a walk around town, especially when John and Jeff crossed the street for the ATM and I sat on the edge of a tree planter alone, everyone who walked or drove by turned to stare at this singular white woman sitting alone with a cane in ...
... The third dimension and the colourific hierarchy of Laohuzui is the most intense during sunset. The colors are as though they have been painted by an artist, while the terraced slopes are more rugged. The lowest section of the terrace is the most attractive and the outline resembles a galloping horse. It is absolutely amazing and we are realizing how lucky we are to be here and see all this beauty! Just after sunset we were dropped off at our hostel, Sunny Guest House (in Duoyishu). ...
... one of the biggest and most elaborate of his sweet creations ;-).
It was also very beautiful to see the local Hani and Shi women and some children in ethnic dress. The traditional culture here is still very much alive. As in other parts of China the people are very hard working. But at the same time we felt a happier vibe than elsewhere. People here were smiling and joking with each other. We were given local prices only (down to half a ...