Mei Deng Grand Hotel
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... course a commercial motive to the Bai lady's offer and we are soon being shown items to buy. Time to plead the ' no room ' in the car excuse and resume our journey.
*Next stop - our destination for the night : Xi Lin Yuan or by its English name, The Linden Centre. SG found it on the internet and booked directly with the hotel before leaving UK. It turns out to be a little gem. If you come to Yunnan, and we strongly recommend you do, be sure to put this place on ...
... or three spells in the dye. The fabric is dried and then the cotton holding the pattern together is cut and you are left with a beautiful piece of fabric. Other colours are also made using a variety of plants as the colour source. I bought a tablecloth. I will have to soak it in salt when I get home and then wah it. After that it will be colourfast. From there to the hotel. It is amazing. Quite beautiful. We have been given a family ...
... their friends with us in the background. Then they would walk off looking at the picture they had taken, laughing their heads off. Trying to manage chopsticks and keep your composure for all the photo shoots was difficult.
After lunch we took a boat ride on Lake Erhai which is quite big but didn’t seem as big as Taupo. At one stage Sue turned to speak to our guide and got the shock of her life to see not Clare, but another being sitting next to her. ...
1 Kg of bananas and 1 Kg of madarines, combined $2.40
2 club sandwiches (tomato, cheese, cucumber, ham) $2.50
accommodation for room with ensuite $23 to $35
soft sleeper train - price per bed, $30 to $90 depending on distance
(7 hours to 18 hours)
flights are getting cheaper as the tourist season slows. 1 hour
flight can be as low as
... recharge the batteries. I've spent my time wandering around the Old Twon and checking out a nearby Pagoda. On day 2, I rented a moped and headed to the lake and for a tour around the local villages. Hitching, bikes and now mopeds, where will it end? Next stop monster truck!
Tomorrow I plan on heading to a monastary to learn Kung Fu for a week and tune up my lethal capabilities. Here's hoping the monks take it easy on me! (for their sake)