Travel Blogs from Guiyang
... the weather being so drab we set off on our way back to the hostel in search of food. Yay! Happiness restaurant saved the day. Possibly the best meal (Stacey's, Neil's was in Beijing) since we arrived. The place was beautiful and had all the facilities of a smart, upmarket restaurant. Hard to find in urban China. Still only 13 pound altogether for the meal which included six dishes :0
We was woken up at 6:30am with the loudest TV advert ever booming out from ...
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 ...
We are not sure why but the Chinese tourists weren't there. Zhang Nan's father said that heaps of money was spent but they have gone bankrupt.
The final adventure was last night when we were invited to a dinner organised by Charlie (Yu Changyin), one of my post-graduate students.
In fact Charlie was the monitor of the Post-graduate class, responsible for ensuring everything went well.
The students ...
... where we used to buy them.
The space was still there although the noodles weren't. They were in their own shop now and still famous although from what was said they are peculiar to Guiyang and you can't get them anywhere else.
What has been confirmed is that they are rice noodles so the search will continue at home. I think that I'll go to the Asian market in Footscray, maybe we will ...
... 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 ...