Free Heart Hotel

Address: No.167 South Main Street, Pingyao, Shanxi, 31100, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

Tiny, smoggy Pingyao

A travel blog entry by poppyaebdavis on Jan 02, 2015

12 photos

After about 18 hours in frozen Datong we headed south to the ancient walled town of Pingyao. Pingyao is a pretty little town but as we went in the middle of winter it would clouded with smog as people burn coal a lot to heat their homes. Weirdly, being one of the smallest cities I have visited it was the most notably smoggy. The food ...

Pingyao, China's best preserved walled city

A travel blog entry by bogtrotter on Sep 28, 2014

70 photos

... to me how they laid out the whole complex underground so accurately 1400 years ago. We returned to Pingyao late in the afternoon and had a couple of red bean rolls and some apples (bought in the village) for dinner. Historic eating restraint. No lunch No dinner Walked 5 K (1 K underground!) Sunday 28 September Chinese breakfast again, our last day in Pingyao. Raining today, so took full waterproofs and brollies. Decided to explore the Confucius temple and hall of ...

China - Pingyao

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jul 13, 2014

1 comment, 88 photos

... triumphally after 2,5 hours!

During our important mission at the train station we got really hungry so we headed directly to a place where we could have lunch and relax for a while. The railway station is situated outside the city walls (quite logical, isn't?) so on the way there and back we had to pass through one of the main gate towers which together with the turret and defensive tower used to be the main facilities for high attitude defense. There are 6 ...

Ancient tunnel network & great cobbled streets

A travel blog entry by jarcher106 on Sep 19, 2013

1 photo

... old the network was and you could clearly make out small storage rooms, bedrooms and peepholes to lower levels which went up to 26 meters beneath the surface. Ironically this defence network was never employed for its intended use against possible attack from Tang-dynasty invaders, and subsequently fell into disrepair. After popping out inside a totally different temple we started to explore the quiet and enchanting village of Zhāngbì Cūn, which was still occupied with ...

An Ancient City with a Sock Story

A travel blog entry by rosinski218 on Jun 13, 2013

43 photos

... shorts, my hat, boxers, and my socks...what do I use?... socks are the best choice...the most material and I have 2. Later on the street with Jordan, she asks where are your socks?...I say there was no toilet paper...

After this incident we have invented what we like to call "the **** kit." We never leave the hostel without this. It includes toilet paper and anti-bacteria gel. I can't afford to lose anymore socks...