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After leaving Tiger Leaping Gorge we headed to Lijiang. Most of the people who live in Lijiang belong to the Naxi ethnic group. Although we stayed in the ancient part of the village, it felt more like an amusement park than an ancient city. The streets are lined with old buildings that house store after store or street food vendor after street food vendor. All the food was much more expensive than any of the other places we had been ...
... The local market only occurs on Fridays and people from all over come to buy their fruits and vegetables. The local people carry baskets on their backs in which they put all their purchases. We bought the ingredients that we need for tomorrow night as we are going to learn to make our favourite Chinese dishes. The family we are staying with are going to teach ...
... villages buying their daily supplies. Fresh veggies, herbs, spices, together with pork, seafood and chicken feet were available, to name but a few of the goodies on offer. We managed to stock up on some fresh peanuts and visited the local kitchen shop to buy some containers for our train journey out of Lasa.
Then for the compulsory visit to the Happy Embroidery ...
... they would have some empty dorms, as we didn't book ahead. We were lucky and got a big 4 person dorm just for us 4 with huge beds and lockers on the first floor (for just 30yuan p.P.). We even had a view over the roofs of the old town and down into the very relaxing courtyard of the hostel.
We then booked our train ticket back to Kunming at the reception, which was really easy, and only we payed a small commission on top of the normal train ticket ...
This was mainly a relaxing day as all we did was have some lunch and then walk up to this cafe that looks out over the old town before we were aloud to walk around the town and find some dinner ourselves before meeting back at the hotel.
A group of us would sit in the courtyard playing cards until it was time to go to our rooms and get some rest for a busy day the next ...
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