Xiong Ye International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kunming
... pigeon brain, bacon with only fat and no meat, snake soup, deep-fried 6-inch long fish [ate everything including the bones, head, fins], a shellfish called "beauty leg shells" for the shape of the meat inside, "corn bread" which was actually bread with a creamy corn filling, meat flavored potato chips, meat flavored goldfish, chicken feet, fish head soup, foot-long vegetables all in one bite, corn and apple mixed with mayonnaise, "Taiwan"-flavored watermelon seeds, yak yogurt, ...
... to go to the office now, sorry.”
Michelle, an American couch-surfer who was about to leave, sat on the sofa, and smiled welcomingly. Willie left, and we sat for some time, chatting about our various routes and trajectories, offering hints and advice to one another, and sharing stories. Staying at so many people's houses had enriched our travels through China, but the connection with other travellers that one finds at hostels had been largely missing from recent ...
... is well, a minority. Naxi people reside in Lijiang, and are in fact a matriarchal society, where woman call the shots. Our guesthouse in fact, was called "Mama Naxi" a cute, homey feel run by a Naxi family. We unloaded our luggage and went to Black Dragon Pool, which happens to be on the cover of our China tour book. We set off to look for the museum, but instead ended up hiking this beautiful "hill" (everything is called a hill in China) ...
... The point in that is....? Casper is a much better driver than everyone else I’ve been with so far!! She only used her horn once as well!
So we went downtown and on some bumpy dirt track and came up to this quite large ‘restaurant’. Davelle said that this restaurant is popular with the Hui Hui minority in Yiliang. There are many ethnic minorities in Kunming – around 25, with ...
... to cram their group's luggage together in the baggage compartment beneath the bus. When she started closing the hatch, I called out to her, asking her to wait for us to stow our bags, but she just dismissed me with a, "There's lots of room on the other side."
Emily and I rolled our eyes, but went around to the other side of the bus, where there was indeed plenty of room. As we were checking our tickets to see what our seat numbers were, Mme Je Dirige came over to ...
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