Xing Yao Hotel
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... dong" (I don't understand). Thankfully, our train companions battled on bravely in their attempts to communicate with these strange foreigners and their fair-haired baby - likely spurred on by an apparent insatiable appetite for photos of Harry. Over the course of the six hours, we acquired: several helpful new Chinese phrases, a schooling in popular Chinese music (including a sample of Jackie Chan's latest album!), an insane amount of ...
... our age came and offered us cigarettes. We declined say we don’t smoke, which confused them. They asked where were learned to use the Yen Tong and we told them about our story in the village. They were nice kids, one was our age and the other about 18. They graduated high school but didn’t pass the gao cao (college entrance exam), so they work at some shop selling stuff. We talked about Chinese and American culture and some of the usual stuff. Then, a guy in ...
... the hostel and we were on our way to the railway station. We were still able to get sleeper tickets on the 9.35 pm train to Kunming but would be reaching there at 5 am in the dead morning - which I hated! There were no better train schedule to leave Dali earlier but reach Kunming later. 07/01/2013 (Mon) - Rest Day in Kunming Half past five in the morning! How I had wished the train was delayed by another hour. Anyway, we got our train tickets to our own destinations and ...
I am glad to say we were pretty much scattered over the carriage, I still had Dave with me (he pulled a classic on me, I went to make coffee for myself, I came back, he had taken over my seat and gone to sleep) I had to wander the carriage and sit in random seats till he woke up, some 3 hours later
I have to tell you about when I get on these trains, my Bergen is a bit wider than me, when I walk down ...
... and memories of Chun Jie (Spring Festival, Chinese New Year), a time I had spent twice in this very region around Kunming, in Lijiang, the Tiger Leaping Gorge, and in the mountains outside Lijiang, scrambling up steep hillsides on an impromptu two-night backpacking expedition with four exuberant Canadians I had just met in the Kunming airport.
Dan and I were only midway in our two-day journey to Sri Lanka. We had already ...