Travel Blogs from Guiyang
... the top of our building. It went on for half hour and we can only assume the niose came from the top of our building. Luckily we got back to sleep. Anyway waking up meant we had survived the night so we booked for our last night in Guiyang.
It was another **** day weather wise so only one thing for it. Shopping! After miles of walking, a purchased a pair of jeans and a strong cocktail later, we headed back to our room with a noodle pot and bottle of red wine. Glug glug glug!
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 ...
... past few years and is back preparing some papers here.
He took us to the office of foreign affairs where we were able to make contact with a few of our past colleagues.
We will be meeting up for dinner with some of the post grad students who are able to be there (others are spread near and far across the globe and country- all with significant positions in each of their fields.)
We will ...
... 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.