Home Inn (Kunming Dongfeng Square)
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... lifestyle. Most people have a little patch of land and grow their own food. Talking to the westerners that live here, they tell us that the culture is so that the people accept their fate and are generally happy. They also think China has a long way to go before it will surpass America as a super power; we will have to wait and see!
While we were in China we learned more about the history and understand it better now we ...
After a lenghty wait to get the whole group together we walked around the corner to the flower and bird market. We were blown away by one floral display before we realised it was artificial!
Austin had his first experience of bargaining and finally bought a pair of binocculars after the vendor pursued him for 100m or so. ...
... showed him where we wanted to go. He didn't speak a word of English and our Chinese isn't so great!!
Anyway, we spent the next few days in Kunming (also known as the City of Eternal Spring), planning what we were going to do in China over our few weeks here. SW China is huge. It's about the size of England, Germany and France combined - so we'll just see a fraction of it, but that's ...
... what song do you want to sing, maybe I know it or can learn it." The yelled out, "Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley!" I smiled, then corrected them, "that's actually a Leonard Cohen song", then started to play it because somehow I knew it. They all sang along, they could actually sing too. The peolple at the bar enjoyed it and they asked us to play more but by this time it was 1am and a male member of the staff came over and asked us to wrap it up because we were loud and people ...
... t leaving until the following night so we said our good-byes and I went on my way. i helped our new friend set up at the hostel and then we decided to visit the Western Hills. Its a beautiful hillside with great views of Kunming and home to a mystical spot called the Dragon Gate(龙门).
Most of the hike actually took place on a road with cars driving by rather often. The views aren't apparent until you finally get onto a "trail". Once you get away from the ...