Crowne Plaza Hotel Dandong
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Dandong
... no mention of the Chinese.
The last stop was the Broken Bridge, a bridge bombed by the US in the Korean War to attempt to stop the Chinese helping the north Koreans.
My time in Dandong was coming to an end, I was handed my train ticket to Beijing in a soft sleeper with 4 bunks in the room and dropped of at the station. Matt, a fellow DRPK traveller was travelling back on the same train. It was quite comfortable in the ...
... have been happier with the guide, he was a fountain of information and a big history buff. We had discussions on Chairman Mow, the Cultural revolution and what really happened in the Korean War. At night just because I could, I left the hotel and wandered down the road, in the 2 blocks there must have been over 10 restaurants and at least 5 supermarkets. It was great just being able to buy a couple of oranges. The hotel room exceeded all we encountered in ...
... passport was held.
We did a bit of site seeing before heading to the tourist office for dinner. Both guides were extremely friendly. The male guide was just out of uni and was very knowable on facts on Australia, his English was good but he seemed to have trouble understanding me. The female guide was good looking, bubble and flirtatious with excellent English.As expected I was not allowed out of the hotel, but this was no problem as I felt unwell and went straight to bed. ...
... showed Chinas perspective of the Korean War. Mainly photos and narrative of different battles. The story was a bit different to the War Museum in Seoul with the emphasis on the battles they won - not lost. Fatalities inflicted on the enemy seemed a little high. I'm sure if I had of added them up for all the battles described the UN forces would have been annihilated many times over ( one pilot shot down over 50 enemy aircraft!!!!!!). But interesting.Then to the ...
... from what, no one knows, and tastes like alcoholic plastic) that he offered me. I politely declined. A drunken boat ride just didn't seem appealing. Finally, a group of 4 Chinese college students arrive and I am put on a boat with them. The air above the river, which had just melted, was rather cold, and as we took off and sped up, my eyes started to involuntarily tear up and almost freeze. The girls on the boat were cowering from the wind. But, ...