Made in China June 20th 2008 We were ditched unceremoniously on the outskirts of Dali with no idea as to where we were. A girl on the bus made some effort to help us by talking at us in Chinese and pointing at Chinese signs. The bus driver revved his engine and eventually shouted at her to get back on the bus.
We spent some time on a couple of local buses and finally made it into the old town, with the help of a bus driver ... read more
Asia » China » Yunnan For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more