Chang'An Jinzuo Hotel
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... more modern machinery. The vehcile in front drove a little too close to the cart in front and as we came past we watched the farmer struggling to control his donkey, that wanted to take off down the edge of the road. We then got onto the toll way and this gave us fences to keep the animals back. We still had a few very well loaded trucks with hay to pass and were impressed with their stacking ability. Fortunately they use lots of straps to hold ...
We start rolling at 7.30 am and visit an old Tibetan Putuo Zongcheng Temple that is a small copy of Potala palace of Lhasa. At around 6 pm we arrive to Hohhot and one of the sponsors Beaume organizes a welcoming party with bright Lion dance, champagne and big dinner with Chinese wine. Most of the guests get drunk. And we stay in the lobby until midnight with another bottle of wine. Today is really an exhausting day with plenty of alcohol.
... font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Back at the yurts, a darkening evening turns to inky black.
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I have flown from Xilin Hot to Hohhot, capitol city of Inner Mongolia where I head to the bus station to begin my way south into Shanxi.
... fast enough to be exhilarating. Other than that I played some football, had a walk around and looked at some of the dunes being blown about, which was quite beautiful in a way. All in all a pretty decent day.
The next day I had a walk around the city centre. I had to get the bus, which I've generally avoided due to the fact that it's not obvious where you are at any one time, but Hohhot didn't have a metro system. It ...
... what had just happened ("She was just swinging her racquet, there's a slight knock and then there's a huge dying bat. She just killed a huge bat! Crazy!") but everyone seemed amazingly calm (including the teenage girl that had hit it). They scooped it up on a piece of cardboard and put it at the side of the path. There was a brief discussion about putting it in the bin but they decided against it.
Inner Mongolia was not quite what I thought it would ...