Week 3: Lijiang & Kunming…in transit

Friday, 22 October – Monday, 25 October…We planned to move on from Lijiang to Jinghong deep in the South of China to do some jungle trekking and wander through Naxi

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Sun 24 / 10

Sun 24 / 10 Kumming A relaxing start to the day as we will travel at 10:00 It was great to catch up with home on Skype It was only

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Mon 25 / 10

Mon 25 / 10 Kumming A day in Kumming with a trip to Dragon Gate on Western Hill, Draguan Park and Pravillion and a tour on Diachi Lake. A day

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A GAME WITH NO WINNERS- YUNAN, CHINA

A GAME WITH NO WINNERS Last entry I sent you some photographic proof of what a very nice squat toilet looks like, so this time around I thought I’d give

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BECAUSE I’M GOOD ENOUGH, I’M SMART ENOUGH, AND DOGGONE IT, PEOPLE LIKE ME! – YUNAN, CHINA

PARTY LIKE A ROCK STAR! My last week in China has been a rather good / eventful one. The excitement started after my hike through the Tiger Leaping Gorge (pics

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Lancang Region

“welcome to Lahu Land, welcome to Lancang”, I saw this gate before left Banna Region behind on highway 214. Almost 10 years ago that I was in Lancang, and this

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Week 2: Road to Lige – Lugu Lake, Yunnan Province

Friday, 15th October… Arose on the sleeper train from Emei Shan to hacking old lady spitting onto the floor next to my head – we’ve learnt very quickly that the

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Wenshan again

Gave one last effort for the Caomajie, so I armed with the photo of the Yi woman who told me 2 months ago about the festival in her village. And

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Last day in China

Hi all. Just wanted to make one last post from China since today I leave for Laos. Wandered around Kunming yesterday and made it to the Bamboo Temple. This was

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National Holiday Week 2010 – Dali

Off to Dali After our final breakfast at the House of Tibet, our friendly bellman carted our bags to the edge of the pedestrian way and sent us on a

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