Shanghai – Shangri-La, Day 4

When we first arrived in Kunming, we couldn’t get a taxi no matter how hard we tried, and the weight of our huge backpacks made it all a bit frustrating. There were plenty of dodgy illegal taxis and motorbike taxis offering their services (read: harassing us) but we didn’t want to take a journey in … Continue reading

Shanghai – Shangri-La, Days 1-3

My friend Darcy and I recently took a trip to Yunnan by rail and bus. People told us we were mad not just to fly and be there in about three hours, but we wanted the train experience (even though it was 37 hours to Kunming, our first stop in Yunnan…) plus it was significantly … Continue reading