San Ta Yuan Hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
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... can be disregarded because overall the scenery is still so perfect.
*For the first time on our trip we decide to eat at our hotel. It seems a shame not to enjoy the facilities. We order 4 dishes - dried beef with mint, diced chicken with chilli, a local eggplant dish and a portion of green vegetables, again with chilli. It must be good because everything, absolutely everything, is eaten.
*More about the hotel and its interesting history in tomorrow's instalment.
Dali was my first stop in Yunnan province. I saved my self about 30 hours on the train by flying from Chengdu. It only took 1.5 hours to fly.
I stayed up by Dali old town, it was quite touristy, but the area is really nice. It was a little rainy but you could still see up the mountains and down to the lake. The first day I went and saw the Three ...
... for my flight from Shenzhen to Kunming, when the officer looked at me and my passport about twenty times before letting me proceed to the plane. So what was the lesson? Yes, it's time to get this beard fixed. Luckily the barber shops in the old town of Dali where we were heading to, turned out to be good for this! So my travel can actually continue! :-)
After landing in Kunming we took a taxi to the local bus station and took the long distance bus from there for ...
... a quick walk around the old town. A touritsy town with most shops selling souvenirs but a very pleasant town. Very old buildings enclosed inside a big wall set by Er Hai lake (7th biggest freshwater lake in China) at an altitude of 1900m and with the 4000m high Cang Shan mountains behind. It was a much nicer sunny day the next day and i saw a poster for Yoga by the huge lake so i thought why not give it a go, got ...
... modest VW Santana, huge trucks, small one cylinder farm trucks stopped by the side of the road to load up and even a herd of goats.
Just before the accident we stopped for a "washroom break" at what looked like a bus terminal and were given a numbered lanyard to wear – entrance ticket? No – it turned out to be a humongous shopping centre and the number was to record the drivers commission if we bought something. Anyway it was ...