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 …
... but it was hard for me to fully enjoy it, as I was shouting orders to Lili "stay right! don't swerve too far- there is a big ditch there! Get out of the middle of the road, a bus is coming!" Wow. At another point in the ride, two large, very slow moving water buffalo were crossing the road. Lili was close to them and she yelled "Mommy, what should I do ??" Before I could say anything, she swerved into the middle of the road to avoid the buffalo, only to ...
... under the door in regular business hotels), and I know the hostel had nothing to do with this. There are just too many ways for outsiders to get inside this hostel which has unlocked hallways that lead to other buildings. I prefer Hostels over Chinese business hotels because of their "hooker free" status, among other things. Oh well, she left, I scared her away apparently.... Good!
Went back to sleep for another couple ...
... with the blog and we picked the right day for it as it was heavy rain outside, all in all looking very miserable! The hostel had a really nice lounge area so this is where we stayed for the majority of the day before venturing out to the nearest department store to find Joe a new towel! That is as exciting as the day's adventures got!
Dinner was spent in the Irish Bar and yep...watching Spurs! With Joe not very pleased with the 0-0 score against Sunderland we ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking