Palace Hotel (Wang Fu Hotel)
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPalace Hotel (Wang Fu Hotel) Lijiang
What a beautiful hotel to enjoy the old Lijiang style of building with modern amenities and service. Delightful stay. Would recommend to anyone for comfort and charm.
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... pools close to the New Town such as the White Horse Dragon Pool.
Sitting just outside the Old Town boundaries is Zhangyi Market. Purely used by locals, this market makes for an interesting venture and provides more of an insight into the local buying habits than the busy tourist centre. Everything can be bought here from pig heads to copper woks, from vegetables to Chinese tea and everything else in between.
... of the hotel were very friendly and helpful. The young couple had been successful TV personalities in Sichuan province, but they gave it all up to move to Shangri-La and open a hotel. Their parents thought they were crazy, but followed them to Shangri-La to help with the hotel. The wife's father became our local tour guide, driving us to visit a hot spring pool and a famous Tibetan silver knife factory. Many of the shops and restaurants around town were closed ...
... altitude is the same as Everest base camp) and a couple of wrong turns (Chinese signs!) we were pretty sure that we must have passed the worst of it….
But then we found the 28 bends. The name is a lie for a start, we counted at least 40 bends as we clambered up the steepest part of the whole trek, drenched in sweat and baking in the sun (having only brought over night bags for our trek, we’d left the sunscreen we’d been carrying since the UK back ...
... very nice. Afterwards we had a long drive to see a Naxi bell that commemorates a famous Naxi victory. From there to a monument commemorating the Red Army and their Long March. The march came through Yunnan and the locals helped them cross the Yangtze. We also think we went there because the area produces very famous watermelons and the driver wanted some! We also saw the first bend of the Yangtze. It is one of three main rivers and it is the ...
... in their extermination, but climate change also contributed to their demise as temperatures cooled in the first millennium BC. By this time elephants were no longer used in warfare, except in the west and southwest, although the last known use of war-elephants was as late as 1662 when they were commandeered from non-Han locals in the course of anti-Manchu resistance in the southwest." According to WWF, only 30,000-40,000 wild Asian elephants survive today, mostly in ...