Menghai (勐海) Town, Xishuangbanna Prefecture

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Menghai is probably the second biggest town in Xishuangbanna after Jinghong and a a popular transportation hub for the western part of the prefecture.

Menghai is probably the second biggest town in Xishuangbanna after Jinghong. It is a popular transportation hub for the western part of the prefecture. You can either ride a bike to visit tribes on the north or take a bus to the far places like Xiding and other attractions such as “Damenglong” and Manfeilong pagodas and the Octagon temple of Jingzhen.

We’ve passed through and had a few hours to walk through the city and to visit some of the Internet cafe. Feels very hospitable and extremely hot. Feels almost at the end of the worlds (not considering Xiding and nearby villages, of course). When you are in the city – just walk. You will find cool graffitis, lonely Buddhist temples, local canal views and even some garbage :)

written by breakphreak on 2009-05-31 in #world #locations #menghai #china #xishuangbanna #diana-f #holga-135bc

One Comment

  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Very pretty ! Except maybe the garbage shot ;) ... But I know it's no ones fault...

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