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Dai Minority Dining in Kunming, Yunnan

CHINA | Fri, 10 Apr 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [1222]

Turning off the main street, just past the train line, an alley cuts in between a series of squat aging apartment blocks. Steel frames dress the windows above. Potted plants rest on window sills. A small shop stocked with drinks and cigarettes stands ... Read more >

Tags: china, dai minority, food, kunming, yunnan

IV's and Cigarettes - Community Clinics in China

CHINA | Sun, 29 Mar 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [744]

I look up at the shiny metal stand next to my bed as the fifth bottle of intravenous drip slowly empties itself into my blood stream. I had planned to let it run its course before I went to the toilet, but the urge to relieve myself has become unbearable.... Read more >

Tags: china, good poisoning, kunming, local clinic

Counterfeit Foods are Choking China's Food Culture

CHINA | Thu, 19 Mar 2015 | By moresbbb | Views [1367] | Comments [3]

A distinct chemical burn appears in my throat, I start to choke on my sushi roll. I look down at my bowl of soy sauce where a sheen of chemical slick has developed on the liquid surface. What the hell is this stuff? I ask as I examine the fresh tube ... Read more >

Tags: china, counterfeit, cuisine, culture, food, kunming


CHINA | Fri, 24 Oct 2014 | By adaptive | Views [457] | Comments [2]

I took the bus from Dali to Kunming yesterday. I passed through Dinosaur Valley and The Wild Edible Mushroom County. They must like mushrooms more than I do because some of their buildings are shaped as such! When I arrived I got into an unmarked ... Read more >

Tags: dynamic yunnan, kunming, potato squad, the hump hostel

Kunming, Dali, Lijiang – October 27-30, 2012

CHINA | Sat, 24 Nov 2012 | By emacinat | Views [3925]

Kunming Around 1940, Kunming was the Chinese end of what would become the Burma Road, an old road that led from India through Myanmar to China.  It was also sometimes known as the “Road to Mandalay.”  During WWII, it became ... Read more >

Tags: china, dali, kunming, lijiang

China - There’s No Where Finer

CHINA | Sun, 6 Sep 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [2573] | Comments [2]

The border crossing from Lao Cai to Hekou went smoothly, as we were the first to arrive in the morning and there were lots of friendly officials helping us through passport control, to fill out the forms, and letting us cut in line to take our H1N1 ... Read more >

Tags: kunming, lijiang, tiger leaping gorge, yuanyang rice terraces, yunnan province


CHINA | Sat, 18 Oct 2008 | By jsherdc | Views [674]

One wonders how much influence the weather has on how much you like a place. Its been 7 straight beautiful days here in Yunnan, and I am enjoying it here. I think I could vacation here for a few months. (Yunnan is larger than Germany...) For my last ... Read more >

Tags: kunming


CHINA | Tue, 13 May 2008 | By magdef | Views [1022]

After saying goodbye to Xie I got my bags together and headed downstairs to pick up the taxi that she had arranged for me to take me to the airport.   It was incredible to me that I had only to leave the money for my plane ticket at Xie’s house ... Read more >

Tags: china, kunming


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