Zhongdeyuan Holiday Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kaili
Take morning flight to Guiyang.
Fly Xian / Guiyang CZ 3276 1045/1225
Arrive at Guiyang and drive 200 km (2 hours) to Kaili. Check into the Grand
... The people here are so friendly, always offering a "ni hao" whenever someone saw me - reminded me of being anywhere other than big cities back home, where everyone says g'day to an outsider.
So here I am back in my Miao guesthouse room, thoroughly knackered, sipping on a Snow beer and deeply content with my lot.
**** is good
Iron Maiden - Back in the Village
Ozzy Osbourne - Over the Mountain
Well, here I am in the picturesque village of Xijiang in Guizhou Province loving life right now.
I got here about 5:30 and loved it here at first glance. I originally intended on staying in Kaili, after a friend's suggestion, but decided to leave as soon as the bus arrived at the station. It seemed to me to be just another big town, but very loud and very very poor. I didn’t think that was the way to spend the last days of my holiday, so after ...
... its a miao village. back to hotel for dinner.
tommorrow pack up and move to another town with visits to many more miao villages and study of their culture--actually saw a bunch of miao women all dressed up in traditional garb walking along the side ofthe road to a weedding on the way to todays village.
the scenery is absolutely spectacular. mountain terraced rice paddies interspersed with paddies ...
The French couple we met in Dehang had recommended going to Kaili to visit the surrounding minority villages. In Kaili, a smallish city, you can see people in traditional clothes from the various minorities.
We decided to visit 2 villages. The first one, Langde, was quite close to Kaili and is not that big, so we went there and back the same day. Langde is a Miao village like Dehang, and has nice wooden houses with ...