Tien's Garden Inn
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This morning we wandered around the Old Quarter of Lijaing. The buildings here were and still are made of wood. They are the only buildings that were salvageable after the earthquake in 1996. This area offers an array of cobbled streets lined with traditional buildings and meandering canals. We visited a traditional tea house where we tasted Puer Tea. This is grown alongside the Mekong river in China and is processed in Lijiang. We went to visit the Baisha Frescoes which are ...
Hello. We drove from Dali to Lijiang, 180km on a new freeway opened earlier this year. This road was better than Eastlink,only took 3 years to build and included two tunnels just under 4 km long. Very impressive. This 2.5 hour drive replaced the 5 hour windy drive that we would have had to do if we had come last year. Good timing Port or Richmond? If ...
... to guess how many divisions could be made. We tried 20 but apparently a ‘Master’ can divide a strand a couple of hundred times so that it is almost impossible to see. We watched in fascination as a ‘Master’ progressively weaved a small part of a picture from extremely fine silk. Apparently, it can take even a ‘Master’ over a year to build up a large complete picture using such fine silk. We could see why.
We were then shown into ...
... we both needed to go after our long bus ride. Again we suspect communication breakdown as the guy indicated, we thought, just ahead. Not so! About 45 minutes later we find a toilet. We had meant to take photos because from the outside it looked like a reasonable structure for a toilet but on the inside just open stalls (no doors) with squat toilets with sloping concrete ‘drops’. Difficult to take photos with stalls ...
... but it was so funny because when we asked her, she loved watching American tv shows. Somehow the Kardashians came up, and she goes, "ooohhhh so famous!" I guess so, if they are being broadcast to somewhat-rural China. A child (I think her niece) was adeptly taking off and putting on a traditional Naxi skirt. Alternately, she played with a ball cleverly devised from a bunch of ...