Home Inn (Kunming Dongfeng Square)
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... fee). Joined by an American family and a couple from Belgium we were taught how to make a dried tofu salad, fish fragrant eggplant and gong bao chicken. All of which were very tasty.
After our very enjoyable week in Dali it was soon time to make our way back to Kuming.
This time we stopped in a different part of the city. There isn't much to report again on Kunming, it was still a nice city and our hostel was nice, next to a large green park but we didn't get up ...
... and Shangrila, doing many things ranging from studying minority religions, to studying the impact of tourism on the representation of minority culture, to living with a Bai ethnic minority family in a small farming village. I will try to update my blog on the road, but don't know when and where I will have internet access. I'll miss my host family during this time, but after the trip I'll live with them for another few weeks, hopefully interacting more in Chinese and less in ...
... when we arrived into town he stopped in a square and motioned us to walk to the hotel from there. Geula was not ready to pay until we knew that we were in the right place. Geula ran to look for the guesthouse, but could not find it. Michael paid the driver, but realizing his mistake, he jumped back in the taxi and refused to get out. The driver insisted that he took us to the right place. He was yelling, which did not mean as what you would expect in ...
... Er tea. It has been around since the Tang Dynasty and supposedly has some very strong medicinal benefits. They age the tea (like a fine wine) and as it ages, the flavor changes and the caffeine disappears. Pu"Er tea is said to have the following benefits:
-reduce body fat
-help to reduce high blood pressure
-detoxify the liver
-help prevent digestive problems
With all these benefits, how could we not afford to purchase some? So ...
... strolling around the park taking in some of the Chinese oddities. We spent a long while looking at a group of Chinese toddlers being forced into uncomfortable positions by their parents in what appeared to be an outside gymnastics class. The kids were just sprawled on the floor doing the splits, while there parents pushed the young limbs in slightly more unbearable positions while the children just put up with it as kids do. Talk about living your life through ...