Travel Blogs from Guiyang
Travelling day to Guiyang today. As normal we spent the day organising ourselves and relaxing before we headed to the train station at 4:30pm.For tea we had McDonalds. It was very much appreciated and was a mahoosive change from all the Chinese food we have been eating.
The train station we had arrived at for our sleeper train was very swish indeed. It was clearly brand new and not quite established as a hustle and bustle place we are used to at train ...
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 ...
... the students would take us shopping and then demonstrate home cooking for Pat.
And they all passed the Official National English exam with good results.
It was great seeing Charlie and Wayne again. Charlie organised for Yvonne another of my students to ring me from Beijing. Yvonne was a great cook and all of the students would follow her instructions. She had a wonderful calm aura about her.
Charlie was ...
To return to a place that has strong good memories is always exciting but also fraught with uncertainty.We did expect change but not to the extent that we saw in Guiyang
We caught a taxi into the city of Guiyang and asked to be dropped at Guiyang medical college where as most of you know we lived and worked for two years.
We have brought with some photos from that time in '95/'96The ...
... whereas this is a gleaming, impossibly clean airport. During our time in Guiyang in 95/96 the blasting for the new airport was constant.
Guiyang, the poorest province in China, has obviously changed.
My post graduate student from 1995-95, Zhang Nan met us with one of her cousins who drove us around Guiyang via new multi- lane freeway to a new housing complex where we were met by Jack, another cousin, who took us to his ...