Day 17: Hanging in Old Town
After our 3 day hiking trip to a tiny place called Hua Dian Ba, we got to go to the “big” town tonight. This was our second time to Dali. This time, fortunately, we got to have more time to walk around and enjoy the sights. Cass, Nike, Peyton, and I went shopping for some hippie pants, funky bags, patterned cloths, and punk rock spiky bracelets. We happened to find all. Their is some decent shopping in Dali, so we want to bring back some gifts for our family and friends. It nice to see city people again, with the crazy outfits and funny hair. Shopping can only last so long, and we hadn’t eaten in a while so of to the restaurant road. Last year’s alumni recommended a place called the Civilized Orangutan (it’s called something else, but let’s just leave it at that). Quite the spot! It reminded me of my parents and how they talk about their backpacking days. The burgers were awesome and the people their were cool. We all had such a great time hanging around in Dali Old Town I didn’t want to leave. We went to our usual place, Sweeth Tooth for some killer desserts and a nice cup of coffee. Dali old town is pretty cool.