Xijiang, Zhenyuan, and a Bad Case of Diarrhoea

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May 2nd 2012
Published: May 2nd 2012
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After arriving back in Kaili after a disappointing night in Chong An I hopped straight on the bus bound for the Miao tourist town/village of Xijiang. The trip took about an hour passing some nice scenery along the way and then we were dropped off at the entrance gate at the top of the hill. I paid the $16 entry fee and joined about 100 Chinese tourists to have a look from the viewpoint over the to... Read Full Entry

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2nd May 2012

I love how you interact with the local people...
and how interested in you they are...and generous too. You are lucky you have only experienced diarrhoea once in your three years of traveling. Better keep that supply of Immodium on hand.
2nd May 2012

Hi Bob
I've been very lucky interacting with locals in my travels. I guess I put myself in a position where they feel comfortable to talk with me and I reap all the rewards. Also the locals get a kick out of talking to, or playing basketball with a foreigner. Everyone's happy.
4th May 2012

an interesting blog, wonderful photos of the traditonal costumes, and it sounds like you are meeting some lovely local people which is one of the best things when travelling.

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