2 Days in Lijiang

DSC02732 A day of walking around Lijiang old Town is very relaxing, alley roads go up and down, turning left and right, pretty much like Beijing hutongs, but just not flat.

DSC02750 From old town, you can walk to this natural lake called Black Dragon Pool. It is full of greens, running creeks and falls. Blue sky with quite low white clouds gave me such great mood. Something I always miss in Beijing.

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On the way to the little hill, we found some dong ba symbols, it is said that it is the only pictograph alive in the world. Dongba culture is also very unique with music, dancing and more.

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The 2nd day, we decided to go on a bike tour to Baisha old town which is outside of lijiang old town about 10KM. On the way we passed a water storage lake, there were people swimming around. we regretted that we didnt bring our swimming suits.

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For the first time ever, I saw the most beautiful flower called Dali, and the most plain plants marijuana which doesnt seem to be special. I wont recognize it if nothing told me. LOL.

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Now something “fun”. While we were walking around exploring all the little naxi decorations, I found this selling on different stalls. Look carefully and tell me: who says Chinese are conservative? 😀 couldnot help laughing.

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We found a local restaurant which doesn’t have menu. After pointing some vegetables, our lunch were ordered. And it turned out pretty delicious. Yummy.

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Locals in Baisha village are pretty laid back.  They got together playing majang and poker. I found most of them are still wearing Chairmao style hat which you wont see in most places in China. Naxi women often wear a sheep skin stole over the shoulder where seven round patterns representing seven stars are embroidered, symbolizing the remarkable capacity and the hardworking spirit of the Naxi women. The one in the photo seems really plain, but I wonder how annoying it would to wear that “shell”.

DSC02820View on the way back to Lijiang old town.

Yun Nan

911迷迷糊糊坐上飞往昆明的飞机,因为什么航空演习之类的,坐在飞机里等了近两个小时,飞到昆明已经下午1点多。

又累又困上了公车,坐到市里吧,下了车找到一个吃饭的地儿,看着人还不少,于是进去点了鸡丝凉拌米线跟滇味海带丝,吃了几口我就受不了了。。。辣死我了。嘴开始感觉发肿了,胃液开始发热。

放弃美食后,走了走街道,感觉昆明确实没有什么特别的,最后还是决定去trip advisor上面推荐最火的云南民族村玩玩,找到73路车1块走起。

进来一看,还是比较商业化,人还是不少,门票90元。比较累又背着包包所以徘徊着看着这么大的地儿思考着我要不要这么累。坐在湖边把飞机上没看完的animal united第二部分看完。

买了椰子汁安慰我仍然火辣的胃。门口的德宏饭庄看起来很诱人,进去翻了菜单决定吃个鱼,点了竹笋炖鱼和南瓜苗。上了鱼我就惊了,那一大盆,图上明明只有一个小碗那么大。习惯北京饭店的性价比了。。。鱼很好吃,有点酸菜鱼的意思。南瓜苗也不错,清淡。放开我吃货的肚子,吃了个差不多。

买了night ticket 20 RMB 哇哇哈哈哈。。。进去没觉得很特殊说实话,太假太做秀了点。公园倒是很美。7点多有个演出,彝族舞蹈,纳西族摩挲族歌舞,还有个吹笛子的表演,挺有意思有特色的。因为要坐火车,所以没有参加火把聚会。

44路40多分钟到了昆明站,进站就检票了,爬上铺觉得好累好冷。这一晚就昏昏沉沉的睡着,到了丽江天还黑着。。。

仍旧没有想好我这几天做什么。。。游搭游搭。

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