"Vigi in KUNMING - Sep2003" Top 5 Page for this destination Kunming by vigi
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Arriving Kunming by train, finally, from Hong Kong on 04Sep2003, the day after Typhoon signal no. 9 hosted in Hong Kong.
Unexpectedly, Kunming is another fast developing city in China, not as much natural reserved as I thought.
Not much tourist travelling in Kunming during this week, so, I can easily get a dorm bed at Camiilla Hotel. Very clean and confortable, much better than I expected. Only encountered a little problem when I called, speaking Mandarine, then I found out mainland tourists are actually not welcomed to stay in their youth hotel dorm.
Slept early on first night, couldn't sleep well on the 30-hour train. I was trying to wake up the next morning to visit Stone Forest but I miised it. 2 times!!! Just being too lazy to wake up!
DianChi Lake is absolutely a TOURIST TRAP! See my travel tips...
Bought a ticket at going to Dali this afternoon at 3pm. Not much to see in Kunming anyway. Hope to get up to North-West countryside as soon as possible.
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Came down from Shi Shan, I took a short walk along Dian Chi. The best view of Dian Chi is from Shi Shan Mountain, at... more travel advice
1 hour away from Kunming city center, here lies the Shi Shan Mountain. There is a series of caves on Shi Shan, where the... more travel advice
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