Notes from Tiger Leaping Gorge

Trip Start Jul 28, 2009
Trip End Jul 27, 2010

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Flag of China  , Yunnan,
Thursday, January 21, 2010


  • Missed the high road by 2 hours

  • Large sign showing us where to go.

  • Lots of construction on the lower road

  • Took secret path up the gorge by a guide

  • Guide refused to accpet money and ran away!

  • Reached Naxi family guest house, well deserved meal.

  • Decided to stay the night, around 4

  • Commenced the drinking

  • Murderer

  • Asshole

  • Cards

  • Jimmy, Caly, us, 1 Italian + Slovakian


TLG day 2

  • Set off early at 11 o’clock

  • Just before the mid day heat hit

  • 28 bends was the hardest part of the walk

  • Accended 1000m

  • Well worth it for the view at the half way point

  • Pressed on, lots of different eco systems along the way.

  • Ranging from desert like, to pine forests to coniferous forest.

  • Tea horse inn - Lovely lunch, took a while

  • Went past Tina’s, to Seans



  • After a very stressful journey from the TLG

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