Golden Dragon Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... Such a stark contrast to the Yangtze. With the occasional fisherman, or kelp farmer stalking the shores you get a little taste for what life is like on the river. Then as soon as tranquility sets in, the dream is shattered, we've stopped at some random rock so someone with a professional camera can take overpriced photos. Don't want a photo? How about a drink at 3 times the regular cost?
... down the river to Yangshuo.
It was a little expensive but cheaper than my ancient Lonely Planet so I agreed on the spot. She said she would come back at 7 a.m.
I went back to bed on the cement bench and this lovely little old lady promptly set up a freaking dance club with speakers right beside my head. Um... thanks.
But it was almost time to find my tour guide friend. I found her and she took me to buy the tickets. Then, she put me on a taxi to ...
... offerings left in front of them, like candles, a bowl that maybe had fruit in it at one point, etc. Our hike ended at a small town on the river, and it was Saturday, so the streets were filled with people betting on majong or card games. We bought more sticky rice from a street vendor and enjoyed a cup of tea and Lili and Hayley had smoothies. We drove about 2 hours back to Guilin, and our ...
... which was really cool to observe. The pharmacy techs were mixing prescriptions. The doctor orders prescriptions of concoctions of a variety of herbs and what not, so the techs were weighing out and mixing all these herbs and then bagging them and giving them to the customers. From here we walked to a nearby train station and picked up the tickets I had pre-purchased from a ticket company online a few weeks earlier. It felt so nice to just walk up to ...
... sometimes the white people they look the same", so the sticker was so he could find us all again after the boat ride. The scenery around the Li River is amazing, even if the river itself is a little crowded with tour boats.
We decided to take a sleeper train to Kunming the next day and then see if we could get on a bus headed to Laos straight away once we got to Kunming. We managed to do it, but it led to an over 60 hour travel marathon. More about that in the next entry.