TripAdvisor Reviews Qianhong Hotel Kaili
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... son's house. He had learned the craft from his father and he showed me how they were made. Generally they are made with six pipes but fancier ones can be made with many more pipes. He played one for me that had 12 pipes which ultimately means that he has more notes he can use. From this village we drove ten minutes down the road to Datang. There is a new section to this village but we explored the old town, specifically the aquatic granary. The granary includes one hut per ...
... from the local melon. They also toasted me during lunch which meant more rice wine again. That stuff is strong! The ladies at the house also showed me their work on the looms that put my placemat loom creation from Japan to complete shame. I was blown away by how intricate their designs were. They also showed me their embroidery and again the detail was amazing. The second village we went to see was Boji. This was a much smaller village ...
Take morning flight to Guiyang.
Fly Xian / Guiyang CZ 3276 1045/1225
Arrive at Guiyang and drive 200 km (2 hours) to Kaili. Check into the Grand
... beautiful and impressive rice terraces that no-one had told me about.
There was barely anyone there and I was alone trekking along the road up the mountain. The only sounds were my footsteps and the water trickling through the irrigation channels of the terraces. Occasionally a MIA villager would pass me, often with a load of veges or grain.
Then back for another fix of noodles, coffee and a trek up the other side of ...
... and bridges cemented my love of the joint. Followed by 2 of the cutest kids who I’ve ever met, who upon saying Hello to me, then proceeded to ask if I’ve eaten and whether I want some beer or not…trying to convince me to go and drink beer. It was cute beyond words
Well, that about wraps the day up, time for some street BBQ and a beer or 2.
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