Category Archives: Kunming

Hello Dali

Yes, I went with the most obvious pun. But if you pronounce it like “Dolly” no Chinese person will know what you’re talking about. It’s Da Li. Tanja, the German tourist, said I couldn’t leave Kunming without visiting the Stone

Hello Dali

Yes, I went with the most obvious pun. But if you pronounce it like “Dolly” no Chinese person will know what you’re talking about. It’s Da Li. Tanja, the German tourist, said I couldn’t leave Kunming without visiting the Stone

Kunming-hospitality

In Kunming I met a doctor from Zhejiang Province. He shed light on many details of Chinese life for me. I was a little surprised he was staying in a hostel and he was reading a book on making money.

Kunming-hospitality

In Kunming I met a doctor from Zhejiang Province. He shed light on many details of Chinese life for me. I was a little surprised he was staying in a hostel and he was reading a book on making money.

O Kunming

I shared a cab from the bus station with an American couple. The guy, whom I’ll call “M-C-K”, because that’s what he said when I asked him his name, was living in China. “How long have you lived here?” I

O Kunming

I shared a cab from the bus station with an American couple. The guy, whom I’ll call “M-C-K”, because that’s what he said when I asked him his name, was living in China. “How long have you lived here?” I

My First Overnight Train – Guilin to Kunming

I tried an experiment in capitalism before entering the train station. Instead of haggling for clementine oranges, I simply asked several vendors their price. The first couple said san and held up three fingers. The third one said er and

My First Overnight Train – Guilin to Kunming

I tried an experiment in capitalism before entering the train station. Instead of haggling for clementine oranges, I simply asked several vendors their price. The first couple said san and held up three fingers. The third one said er and