Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard)
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... of Chinese tourists a day, snapping pictures and wanting to experience their slice of beautiful, non-developed China resulting in the centre feeling more like a novelty tourist attraction than an authentic piece of Chinese culture. At the main entrance you are even greeted with the tell-tale McDonalds 'M' attempting to fit with its surroundings. Needless to say, it doesn't quite get away with it!
Head out of the ...
... the Chinese new year holiday, but that still left plenty of places for us to shop and eat. We got our fill of local specialties - yak meat, barley beer, butter tea, and we also found an Italian restaurant owned by a Chinese-Italian couple that had great pizza and coffee. There was a terrible fire in the ancient town last year and a large portion of the wooden buildings burned down. Reconstruction is still ongoing. From Shangri-La we traveled back to Lijiang. Lijiang ...
... exploring the narrow winding streets of Lijiang’s old town and then eating with Tom and the other guests in the evenings. On our third day we got a bus to ‘Tiger Leaping Gorge’ for a hike that we’d been looking forward to since leaving England.
A famous part of this trek is the ’28 bends’, an exhausting steep climb. We heard it was near the start of the trek and so after a couple of hours of exhausting climbing at altitude ...
As Richard wasn't felling too well I decided to go to the Naxi music performance myself. Sunny met me at reception and immediately started fretting about Ric*************dered whether we should send him to hospital and I reassured her that all he needs is some rest and a close proximity to a western toilet. So we headed off to Lijiang for dinner first and then the Naxi music performance afterwards. When we got to the restaurant, which appeared to be a cross-over chinese/italian ...
... where we were impressed by the big size and the nice renovations of this place !!!
After a little ice cream, we went back to Lijiang and lost ourselves again in this maze (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 ...