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Sunday, November 6, 2005

Lijiang

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Our hotel is great fun, a small traditional Naxi house in the middle of the old town by one of the many canals criss-crossing the city, with a small internal courtyard - all that extravagantly priced at 43 yens per night (around 3 pounds) including en-suite bathroom, so even cheaper than most of South America.

We had a quick walk around the old town, and climbed to the Looking to the Past Pavilion, which has a great view over the city. Among other attractions in the area are the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, and a number of small villages and temples surrounding the city. We plan on hiring a couple of bicycles and heading out…

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posted by Nick at 4:02 am  

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