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All luggage stowed we settled down for the journey. Gradually it became apparent that the young guy (from the next cabin) and a couple of young ladies in our cabin spoke a little bit of English and the cross examinations started. It turned out that the young guy was in his 2nd year as a lecturer at a university teaching ‘Quantum Mechanics’ (now that is a smart cookie right there). Another guy was a lecturer in Mechanical ...
... br> The train to Kunming wasn't the nicest, we both had the top bunk(3 beds high) and it was a little dirty but we were glad it was our last train in China. We arrived in Kunming to be met by Lei who worked at the hostel, we couldn't understand much about what he was saying but by the time we left Kunming we were good friends with him. He was super helpful and answered our million questions.
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... onto Kunming, Capitol of Yunnan province it acts as somewhat of a gateway for backpackers into the popular more remote destinations of the region. Known in China as the City of Eternal Spring, it has an unusual climate due to its altitude. Despite laying in prime tropical climate territory its 2000m (6600 ft) altitude gives it a very temperate climate. During my visit this made for a comfortably warm rather than cold stay. Blessed by sun ...
... group closer, but the part that impacted my life was making me realize how much Beijing has become my home."
"Food poisoning, however, became an issue at a peculiar place, Kentucky Fried Chicken. Yes, that’s right, majority of us, Americans, got food poisoning from KFC, an American fast food company. Upon arriving in Lijiang on our first night, we decided to hunt down some American food for dinner since lunch was not so ...
... on the bed in our room eating and watched Black Swan before going to bed.
Panda Day! We got up pretty early, about 6:30am, to get ready to see the pandas. Andrew went out to grab some breakfast while I put together some of our snacks to eat on the bus (oranges and leftover pizza). Andrew came back with congee (turned out to be extremely bland [which was unfortunate, but par for the course]; we left it behind in the ...