Crowne Plaza Hotel Dandong
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I'm struggling to articulate my thoughts on North Korea and rather than write a feeble minded review I thought I'd leave a placeholder here The only reason I bother is so that the blogs make chronological sense. I'll edit this into a proper blog at some time. In the meantime read our next blog about the great ...
... bridge is a half bridge that tourists can walk on and take pictures from. Those will be up once I get back to the University. Tomorrow bright and early we leave this city for a fishermen's island where we will be eating a lot of seafood. I'm not entirely sure how I feel about that since seafood here tends to served looking exactly like it did when it came out of the ocean/river. So, we'll see how this weekend goes. ...
... at ease. Outside of the museum are a lot of military vehicles used in the Korean War, as well as a 53 meter monument to commemorate the war (53 meters in memory of 1953 when the war ended). I thought the admission fee was going to be 70RMB ($11) but as I walked into the museum I never saw a ticket counter, so I just walked around like I had a ticket. The very first display is a massive statue of Mao and Kim Il-Sung shaking hands with Chinese ...
... walked around the train. The time passed very quickly. As we were leaving the train, we met a lovely couple from Shenyang who were originally from the UK, but have lived in Germany for 20 years.
We arrived in Dandong around 9:00 p.m. and took at taxi to our hotel - Life's Business Hotel. The rooms were great for about $32 US. Breakfast was not included, but was only $3.50 US for the buffet.
Saturday we walked to the boardwalk of the Yalu ...
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The most wondrous part of visiting the wall at Dandong was the sheer lack of tourists. There were never more than twenty people along the entire stretch of the wall at a time. There were pockets of time when My student's grandmother and I were the only people in sight.
This stretch of walls is definetly not for the infirm. Whoevere built it really had no sense of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility