Travel Blogs from Guilin
Off to the airport this morning after a few last minute purchases from the Muslim Market. Fortunately we had no obvious ill effects from our local style fast food cuisine of the night before. We had an interesting ride out to the airport with a woman who talked non-stop and I mean non-stop. She talked a lot about politics, the Cultural Revolution ( …
We were out the hotel door at 8.30am and on our way to see the famed rice terraces that Longsheng is famous for. It was a 2 1/2 hour drive and on the way we stopped at Huangluo Village where Yao people live. And what they are famous for is that the women cut their hair just twice in their lifetime. Once when they are about 16 or 17, and once when …
... has statues and a play park. We stumbled across a nice night market here on the Saturday night which was a cool surprise.
On the first night we went for dinner with some of the English teachers, they are much more friendly than the teachers at our school here, maybe because their level of English is a lot better.
We actually managed to move the conversation on from the standard, do you like Chinese food, what's your favourite sport etc...to real conversation about ...
... he was half asleep when he first met me, when he had just got off the train from Beijing to Guilin, that took about 30 hours. Understandable, and with his full embarassment of forgetting "a girl like me" I just brushed his silliness aside and we clinked bottles and took a swig. Two 40 ounces of beer kept us happy and jolly.
As the tired travelers dropped out with exhaustion, some of us gained more strength in each other's company. By one thirty in the morning, ...
... doesn't go on too last as we are leaving by 7am tomorrow morning. The plan is to leave the vehicles here and take a boat for 4-5 hours along the river Li from Guilin to Yangshou, explore there staying in a hotel there overnight before getting the bus back to the vehicles.
Very very hot - not much below 40 degrees C during the day, warm and very humid at night - ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
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- Free parking