Mingtong Yingxian Hotel (Dali)
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the clothing, hairstyles, professions (of men) and leisure activities (of women) of the time.
We also went into the Catholic church, which is a fascinating mishmash of Chinese, Bai and Christian architecture. It has the shape and layout of a Christian church, but the outside of the building looks like a Chinese temple, with brightly painted wood and upturned tiled roof. It was built by French missionaries in 1927. After all the missionaries were ...
... They showed us a video of their cultural trip to Beijing. Two groups of Bai dancers and musicians took the trip together with Lily and wangs friend as their choreographer. The older women wore mostly white and the younger had lots or red on their costumes. The men of the village played the music. It was a huge deal. The first plane ride and big city for most of the group. One of the women in the house was a dancer in it and they pointed ...
After relaxing in the city and hostel for a few days, it was time for some action. So we first explored the lake side village next to Dali, and then decided to do a two-day bicycle trip around the lake Er Hai. On this 130km tour we were able to get some awesome views of the countryside and local villages, with the different minorities going after their daily lives (which is pretty much all about fishing and farming).
An ackward situation occured when ...
... place in Dali - Lilypad Guesthouse. It was cool and drizzly and so was nice to hang out with other guests and watch some of the documentaries on China which Ger*********** his hard drive - Much to our surprise the Chair lift up the mountain to the beautiful walk was gone and a new flash expensive - $45 - cable car was in its place - as the mountain was covered in clouds didn't even think of doing the walk. Some chages are not so good.
... on the menus. It was cheap and tasty food, and a mix of local flavours.
When we searched for the shuttle bus it was nowhere to be seen. We were lucky to find two young Chinese girls who were catching the bus. After showing them the hotel name card we agreed we were going to the same place. Ten minutes later a plain brown van turns up and the girls urge us to get in. With some misgiving we do and we end up going the right way. The ...