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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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... it borders on negligence. Instead went to a park closer to my hostel, also recommended by Nat Geo, that had been partially converted into a bizarre theme park. I eventually came to enjoy the total weirdness of the experience but it convinced me that I should leave Kunming a day early. Jianshui sounds way way more interesting. Got a four hour bus to Jianshui and am now sitting in my hotel. It's an awesome courtyard-style hotel. The folks ...
... was interesting. In front of me, there was somebody puking out of the window. It was the first but definitely not the last time I would be accompanied by puking people in a bus. The the driver stopped on the middle of the highway, and said that we arrived at yan zi dong (the swallow cave). We got out, but then what? We just walked of the highway and after maybe more than half an hour of walking we found the cave, hidden behind a village that totally gave us the feeling ...
... br> When we arrived, there were a about ten men waiting around at the border – all just looking for work, none of whom spoke English. Then some of the men suddenly started picking up our luggage while our guide was inside with our passports. We stopped the men until our guide reemerged and spoke to the men and told them to wait. Son had already located an English speaking friend the night ...
... dried and mixed with egg to create something similar to an omelette, delicious!
Jacky the guesthouse owner is also very well known for being an assistant to the famous French photographer Olivier Follmi, whom he travelled the globe with for four years helping him create his beautiful Photography books which are known worldwide.
In Yuanyang itself the population is 365,000, 88% of which belong to ethnic minorities and 95% is associated with agriculture.
Rushed to board the bus to Jianshui （建水）at 6.40pm (30yuan)- The bus no longer runs from Xinjie direct, so chances are you got to take a shared taxi or hitch on something to nansha (南沙) - Which is also known as Yuanyang, some 40km downhill. Shared taxi cost 15 yuan per person, after some haggling.
For the first time since I stepped into China, the bus to Jianshui was unusually and pleasantly ...