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... friendly. We went to the night market for dinner as this would be our last chance. This particular night market was really nice. It had proper dining tables and chairs surrounded by all of the stalls selling their food. We picked and pointed to order what we thought would be the ingredients for stir-fried noodles. Instead we got our stir-fry (delicious) but then received - separately- a plate of mushrooms, a plated of ...
... with us.
Going to the Myanmar border was interesting too if a bit intimidating. Not many westerners venture here so we got a lot of stares. There were some friendly people however. We wonder across a buddhist temple and a friendly monk invites us in for some squash and some biscuits. Hell of a nice bloke - called Samuel.
Off to Jinghong next and a gruelling 30 hour bus ride - which turns into a gruelling 34 hour bus ride.
... A giant oil and gas pipeline, thousands of kilometres long,
is being laid through the country and into Yunnan. The teak forests to
the north are being logged for furniture. The country's jade and rubies
are being shipped to adorn the bodies and houses of the wealthy. There
is even a blueprint to dredge the Irrawaddy and make it navigable all
they way to ...
... these casinos were set up by Chinese (with a few kuai given to the Myanmar military no doubt). And in some cases it seems these enterprises, while firmly on Burmese soil, are powered not just by Chinese cash but also electricity. In recent times, Chinese have been kidnapped and held for ransom. Gambling is illegal in China, but widespread. Most afternoons you will find lots of Chinese ...
... drug addicts or users during your travels in China. But clearly, some folk in China are into drugs. Or at least into making money from drugs. Last week police smashed a drug ring of 17 members, involved in taking drugs from Myanmar - Burma - to China. They seized 5.2 kilograms of ketamine and ice worth 2.7 million yuan (395,118 U.S. dollars). Suspects were caught ...
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