26 March 2017

26 March 2017

Swallow Cave Trying to get to get to a “Traditional Village” Dragon Bridge Another attempt at getting to a place out of town. This was made fairly easy by the staff at the hostel. Bus 13 to the Bus Station then a mini bus out to the Cave itself. Just let the driver know where … Continue reading

25 March 2017

25 March 2017

Mostly a travel day. I get the feeling there are going to be lots of these in China. We are going to Jianshui. This is an old town on the way to the UNESCO rice paddies. We picked it as we could get there by rail, and was about half way. It is also supposed … Continue reading

24 March 2017

24 March 2017

Kunming In pain. We changed hotels due to the bed, hoping to get a softer bed that didn’t seem as if we were sleeping on the floor. No such luck. We are in a nicer place, but the bed is the same. If this is standard it could be a long trip around China. We … Continue reading

23 March 2017

23 March 2017

Shilin (Stone Forest) Today was all about Karst. Anna says “They are stones, look at the photos” The UNESCO site of Shilin. It is one of the largest karst landscapes in China at around 500 square kilometres. Those of you that have read the past blogs on UNESCO sites know I like to bitch about … Continue reading

22 March 2017

22 March 2017

Kunming, Our first days in China. After a long overnight flight from Oz, we landed at Kunming Int’l. Bright and early. Well, not so bright it was still pre-dawn, so pretty dark actually. So with any new country, it can be a challenge to get from the airport to the city, luckily (for once) we … Continue reading