Travel Blogs from Lijiang
... on my tiny bitten bits) and buy more stuff, as if we needed to t_T.
At 3 we go back to the hostel and get busy on our ipads/tablets since it's time to take the bus.
There's not much to tell there, 3 hours later we are in front of the old city of Lijiang, where no taxis are allowed. We don't see anyone that can carry our luggage so we enter the city with our heavy bags and since we don't know where the ******* hostel is, we walk around 1 KM till we ...
... Naxi, a nomadic tribe with herds of animals and they still use and breed a tough and sturdy small horse/pony today. The tree vegetation is dominated with spruce and pine,which looks like a stunted radiata/slash pine.
Our tour van took us up the valley and stopped at an open air performing theatre - there we had an hour-long session of the ...
... dragging our bags, making a terrific noise, in the cold, dark, early morning, in this quiet, quaint little town.
We went down town to see if we could get some warm boots for the boys - but very hard to find shoes big enough to fit...came away without any boots and David still in sandals.....but the boys were happy....they had found more firecrackers to buy! I found a pair of warm corduroy ...
... tolls and the abundance of more attractive camping options, but it was hugely frustrating that they hadn’t mentioned their intentions the night before because we might have altered our plans rather than wait in the unattractive & concrete clad Kunming. Hence, we found ourselves in a taxi heading to the airport at 5.30am the next morning to fly to Lijiang, which was the pinnacle of the whole China trip.
The endless rain, that I have mentioned a few ...
... whole class to sing "Head Shoulders Knees and Toes."
After that class, Aling and I practiced "Head Shoulders Knees and Toes" a minimum of 10 times every day. She was my favorite person in the village, maybe on one hand because she was one of the only people who had a language in common with me (standard Mandarin), but I think it also helped that I didn't see her as a six year old. As a farm girl with half of her family missing from her life, she had to grow ...
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