Resorts/Spas,April 19th, 2013

WARNING-Mile has “Hit the Wall”

All good things must come to an end. I refer to my post in Feb 2009 about the resort in Mile. I just returned from a stay there and my report on this resort is not good.

After about a 2 year gap between visits to Mile, a lot has changed. First the city itself […]

Kunming,February 13th, 2009

Mile

SWIMMING THE LONG GREEN MILE…

Let’s break it down….. yes it’s green and long (very big anyway) and the mile part is the name of the town. Actually pronounced Mi-Ler. This little place is about 1.5 hrs drive from Kunming, in the area of the stone forest. The Honghe cigarette factory is located […]

Kunming,January 14th, 2006

Chinese massage

OH BOY! CHINESE MASSAGE

I had my first full blown Chinese massage last night. If there is one thing the Chinese understand……. it is the art of massage. The difference between Thai and Chinese massage is vast. This is one thing where nobody can touch the Chinese. They have this art down to a […]

Anning,January 1st, 2006

Anning

ANNING

I am about 30 minutes west of Kunming in a little town called Anning. It is the site of the worlds first hot spring. I am sitting next to this spring. This region around Kunming has many hot springs and rich mineral water from the thermal activity here. This area is very popular […]