28 Photos - May 7, 2012
Photo: What's that? I couldn't hear you over the sound of how awesome I am.Photo: Cloudland Hostel in Kunming. My first time in a hostel. It had a very welcoming feel, and a pool table. Can't go wrong with a pool table.Photo: This mass of flowers is draped over the entry.Photo: The stairwell is illuminated by these windows.Photo: The nearby park has concrete basins for growing lotus flowers.  In almost every park I saw older people would gather in the morning to practice tai chi or do other group activities.Photo: The center of Kunming's old town.Photo: This stone dragon is carved into a tablet on the steps leading to the Shaolin monastery.Photo: The entrance to the Monastery,Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: So, Yunnan is known for having pretty spicy food. Can you tell?Photo: Morning in Kunming. Off to the market.Photo: I almost feel like I'm in Marakesh.Photo: Photo: Photo: I'm pretty sure this is a Banded sea snake. It was for sale at the market. It is one of the most poisonous species of snake in the world. I would love for somebody to confirm or correct my identification.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: This Nanchang Y-5 was at an airport on the way to Kunming. Yes, I am a nerd.Photo: A mannequin modeling traditional Naxi/Dongbu fashion. The pose made me laugh out loud.