Xiong Ye International Hotel
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... rucksacks and all. We took the new subway (only a small portion of which is finished) into town, and then caught a bus to our apartment. Surprisingly, it wasn't too busy, so we didn't really have any problems with our bags, and it only cost us 16 RMB.
There is a week of public holidays in China from the 1st to the 7th, second only to the Chinese New Year holidays. People from the cities tend to go into the countryside, so it was quite a ...
... day lives. The strength of the women in this village is unbelievable. Again, if I complain about a work day, smack me right across the face. Baskets worn on either heads or backs, toted from the bottom of the terrace all the way up carrying pounds of rice. In town, the same baskets are used by the Hani women to carry bricks and stones through the village to and from build sites. After our hike through the terrace and back to the village we decided on lunch and off we were again ...
I left the guesthouse and found easily bus number 148 to go to the bus station. After a 30 min ride I arrived at the station and bought some cup noodles for my dinner (!). While I was waiting in the station and eating my noodles, a Chinese guy engaged a conversation with me and he was actually the first Chinese to speak to me in a long time. We discussed about basic stuff, he is 25 years old and is ...
A day in Kunming, a baptism of fire into china, hungry and tired is not the best start. However a day to roam myself in the sheer limestone cliffs overlooking a huge lake Dian Chi was a real treat. A hard slog up the hill with no one around resulted in severe doubt that I was going in remotely the right direction, but perseverance is the key. Cracking views at the top although only of a huge, huge city sprawling in every which way. I found myself ...
... was just not in a good location. At the restaurant we were greeted by young girls in ethnic costume. I have forgotten which ethnic group they were from but Steven told us some interesting things about different ethnic groups and the way they live their lives. The restaurant had a ground floor with large circular tables set in front of a stage. We were shown to a table on the balcony opposite the stage so we had a good ...