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Travel Blogs from Guiyang
Our day in the mountain park was too exciting to only upload 5 pictures! Here are some more for you all to check out. Hope you are have a fabulous summer and we will see you guys so soon :)
Emm and Gabs ...
... for a big meeting and was accompanied by six of his colleagues who took it in turns, holding a glass of Maoti (54% proof) to us and saying "welcome." We then reciprocated.
But I had learnt from past experience to just take a dididgou (tiny) sip. Potent stuff.
Charlie kept giving me hugs and saying he was so happy.
At the end of the night after I gave my usual very brief and emotional speech, Charlie put ...
... and continued on.
We will try to get back there before we leave. After eating in a restaurant further down the street we made our way to the Main Street of Guiyang and walked the mile.
No longer is there the little rolla-door shops. It is all clean. The street trees are fantastic and pollution seems to be reduced, probably because of the removal of coal and replacing with gas.
... motorbike. We couldn't help thinking that if we returned to any of our cities after 20 years what changes would we notice. Certainly not the magnitude of this. When we asked about how it is financed we were told that the government is putting money into these really poor cities.
There are so many cars that private cars are only allowed certain days of access according to their number plate.
... surrounded by a gorgeous temple filled with wild monkeys hanging from the trees. Needless to say it was a day neither of us will ever forget! Any animal lover would have been in heaven there even though the monkeys were vicious. If you ever find yourself in a wild monkey park just heed our warning- DO NOT bring food or drinks with you unless you want to be harassed by a pack of evil creatures that are not afraid of humans.