Ancient Ligiang – Peter

Ancient Ligiang - Peter
28th May 2015:  The Ancient town of Ligiang is one of the prettiest towns I have seen. It lies under the shadow of the Jade River Snow Mountain. It’s quite large for an ancient town and is listed on the UNESCO world heritage list. The buildings are everything you would expect from a traditional Chinese ...

Lijiang – Tourist Mecca and Joseph Rock – Mike 2

Lijiang - Tourist Mecca and Joseph Rock - Mike
28 May 2015:  Yesterday we drove the relatively short distance of 150 km or so from Dali to Lijang on a 1 year old toll way. … No road works !!!! Before leaving Dali , Barry and I went halfway up the mountains just west of Dali on a cable car ride and nice walk ...

Dali – Xiaguan – Peter 3

Dali - Xiaguan - Peter
27th May 2015: We woke up to find  fine layers of silt and other stuff on our cars. The pollution was palatable. As we drove out of Kun ming you could see the pollution in the sky. As we drove out of the city we passed through the city industrial area. It was obvious to ...

Kunming – Southern China – Peter 2

Kunming - Southern China - Peter
25th May 2015: Yesterday we made the 540km drive from Jinghong to Kunming. The roads were a delight to drive. Two lane carriageway with lots of tunnels, bridges and sweeping curves. For any one who loves driving this was heaven. The countryside was amazing with lots of tea being grown in the areas we passed ...
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