More impressions from Yunnan

China is so different from most countries that I have visited and the Yunnan is quite different from China. So…

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Walking around in Lijiang 

Our hotel in Lijiang, the Merry Inn, surprised us with a breakfast. So far on this trip there was only…

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On the footsteps of Joseph Francis Rock

We left Shangri-La with the express bus at 9:30 and arrived in Lijiang around 1:30, so much for the express.…

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Books

A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman: A thoroughly enjoyable book club read. Rarely have I read a book for…

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Weird stuff and other cool things in China

China doesn’t cease to amaze me, all the weird stuff going on is just amazing. The people there seem partly…

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What to eat on the streets of Yunnan

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach which can also be done with street food. In my…

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The surrounding area of Shangri-La

The city of Shangri-La has a lot more to offer than just its old town. Not only is the surrounding…

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What’s to see in Shangri-La

We started with our tour of Shangri-La already in the afternoon. Part of the old town of Shangri-La burned down…

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White water terraces Yunnan

After surviving the Tiger Leaping Gorge the day before we started our day with a hearty breakfast at the Tibet…

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Books

The City of Mirrors: A Novel (Book Three of The Passage Trilogy) by Justin Cronin: The final volume of The…

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