- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... start early in the day with negotiating the process of unpredictable duration that is the border crossing. We have arrived too late for the glory era, allegedly, when the frontier drew a host of seedy and nefarious types, but the government removed the 'character' in the 1990s. Today it is better known as a casino hub, albeit there is still a busy gem market.
Still, we were spurred by the fact that we may never be in China again, and determined ...
... friendly. We went to the night market for dinner as this would be our last chance. This particular night market was really nice. It had proper dining tables and chairs surrounded by all of the stalls selling their food. We picked and pointed to order what we thought would be the ingredients for stir-fried noodles. Instead we got our stir-fry (delicious) but then received - separately- a plate of mushrooms, a plated of ...
... with long boats bringing additional passengers aboard. Our fellow passengers were an interesting bunch - the man opposite us sat drinking local Mandalay whiskey (not our tipple of choice at any time of the day let alone 9am), and in front of him a young girl of around 14 had been put in charge of her younger brother of around 7. She smacked him into submission and eventually made him sleep on the luggage underneath their seat so she could enjoy the luxury of a whole bench to ...
Starting our trek in one of China's most famous hikes, we salute the donkeys and make our way towards Tiger Leaping Gorge. The start is quite cruisy, then the path narrows and rocks start poking in at all angles.
Dodging donkey droppings we walk on, the Jinsha flowing at the mountain range's feet and snow dribbled mountains in the distance, we purchase a couple of bananas to stock our ...
... great evening with them. We all sat that night, chatting away under the stars and watched the incredible sight of the moon rising above the mountains in front of us!
We're up early, have breakfast by the stove in the family's kitchen and head off for a full on day of gorge walking. We have a gruelling morning walk, with a really steep ascend up the notorious 28 bends and up over one of the mountains (whose peak is 2600m). It was ...