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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 ...
... for a big meeting and was accompanied by six of his colleagues who took it in turns, holding a glass of Maoti (54% proof) to us and saying "welcome." We then reciprocated.
But I had learnt from past experience to just take a dididgou (tiny) sip. Potent stuff.
Charlie kept giving me hugs and saying he was so happy.
At the end of the night after I gave my usual very brief and emotional speech, Charlie put ...
We also were looking for our Friday lunch favourite of 'sa gou fen' . A rice dish which we enjoyed and we wanted to check the cooking method.
We did find it, although Wenfeng (Wayne), one of Sam's postgraduate students and friend who were we were walking with, skipped us past so quickly I couldn't get him to stop. He thinks it too dirty and dangerous to eat there. We respected ...
... apartment, where we are staying. This apartment sits in a bock that is about 20 stories and is in a gated community with over 20 of these buildings, some higher some lower.
Jack let us use his place and he returned to live with his parents during our stay.
As we passed through the city of Guiyang we were shocked and amazed by the number of freeways and elevated roads. Cars were plentiful along with hugh trucks and the ...