Sitting under the towering peak of Cang Shan Mountain in Yunnan, China, next to serene Er Hai lake, Dali (大理) couldn't have a more dramatic setting. Well established on tourist itineraries for both Western and Chinese travellers, Dali is blessed with a interesting restored old town, refreshing climate and great countryside.
From the Dali Travel Guide
a beer and dinner then headed off to the station to catch my train to Dali. Apparently had a soft sleeper which was nice. Got to Dali at something like 8am, rocked up to the old town and got a room ...
Posted in Galavanting through China by Messus