Xi Jiao Hotel

East Cangshan Road, Wenchang Street, Economic Development Zone, Dali, Yunnan, China | Hotel

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Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th: Dali

A travel blog entry by anyaleska


... late, when the cormorans are already full. We get on a boat with people, amongst other boats full of Chinese tourists, and sail away for a good half hour, all of that to see ONE cormoran catch a fish, super far away. Not worth the money, and a huge waste of time. Wouldn't recommend it. the birds are pretty classy though.

4th stop: We go to a tainting shop. Nice technique, they have beautiful colors and beautiful clothes. I end up buying some large summer pants, héhé ...

Yunnan - Ancient City of Dali & Three Pagodas

A travel blog entry by ngrick


... Myanmar called "pao lu da" (缅甸特饮ૣ 3;鲁达) and let us tried a plate of fried chicken feet that they were hoping to promote as their specialty dish. Not wanting to drink again, we had cakes at a cafe and ginger & honey tea at a tea house, followed by some skewered food. It was almost 1 am when we went back to the hostel and hit the bed without showering. It was certain that we would move to Nuodeng the following day - by hook or by ...

Kung Fu King

A travel blog entry by finbarrorourke


... river to pick up a rock. We then carry the rock on our heads back up to the temple and down the steps where its added to countless others that line the path as a bit of a rockery. I now look on that bit of landscaping with pride knowing that I've played a part in it. Since you can choose your own rock this shouldn't be that difficult but of course competitiveness takes over and everybody wants to be carrying the biggest one. It wasn't ...

Convalescing in Dali

A travel blog entry by simon-rosie


We got back from Dali today, this is not a surrealist artist but an old walled town between a mountain and a lake, it is very pretty, well, Dali old town is, the new town that has grown next to is is not so beautiful but we didn't go there! We took the bus with Adam and Cecile for four hours and then a mini bus to the town centre where we were collected by the hostel. We spent most of the first day hanging at the ...

Two weeks in the Chinese highlands

A travel blog entry by ashventures


... and take out a cigarette.

Another myth: the Chinese road-users share well, and although they honk too much for my liking, have nothing on Indian motorists. I don't see too many risky manoeuvres, and am never forced off the road as I was regularly in India.

I camp amongst shrubbery in front of a ruined house before the city of Jing Hong, entering the city the next day to try to register my lodgings (a tent) with police before the compulsory 72 hour window expires. ...


This hotel, located on East Cangshan Road, Wenchang Street, Economic Development Zone, Dali, is near Dali Gucheng - the Old City, The Three Pagodas, Chongsheng Three Pagodas, and Huguo Lu.
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