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... a look around the walled city. Little lanes and alleys going in all directions guarantee that you will get lost. Lots of little shops, cafes and restaurants. Some restaurants had tanks of fish, cages of chickens and rabbits so you could select which one you wanted and have it cooked. We had a look around in between showers of rain and even managed to find our way back!
... bit of snow still on the tops.
We stayed in our vans outside Tina's Guesthouse and Andy had a room there. The menu was novel. It was on bamboo slats that rolled out nearly as tall as I am. After tea we walked over the bridge and looked at the other guesthouses, one of which had a lovely view down the gorge. It was a bit cooler than we have been used to and quite windy but Tilly is warm and we haven't needed the heater yet.
... in Lijiang. Martin explained that he is of Naxi decent and that like other minority groups, the Naxi were running the risk of losing a lot of their ancient traditions and culture because the younger generation is no longer interested in living on the farm and becoming traditional spiritual and community leaders. At the museum a very nice girl who spoke excellent English took us around to the various exhibits, explaining to us different aspects of the Naxi way of life as ...
... exception of the compulsory "shop" we did really enjoy the stories of the museum shared by the local guide Esther.
A quick trip through the embroidery institute (another sales venue) and it was time for lunch. The mandatory banquet feast covered the table and we shared the experience with American, Italian and French-Canadian tourists. And, as a bonus we ordered "coffee". Big mistake ..... And combined with the "cakes" was an experience NOT to be repeated.
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... I just learned this word today ! ). We found a very nice bar where to enjoy the birthday evening with an amazing view, and hop back to the hostel to relax a bit.
After a light dinner we head to the bar for the cake and coffee !
Again : HAPPY BIRTHDAY SALLY !!
Réveil matinal, JOYEUS AAANIVERSAAAIRE SALLYYYYYYY !!!
Bon petit dej de spécialité locale : yogourt au miel... Tout simplement le ...