Datong Jiahe Express Hotel
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... selecting an overnight stop, he says “No, we should not stay here, it’s not beautiful enough.” His second favourite word is creative. When I offered him tea, made noodles or sandwiches, he always said “Oh, that’s very creative.” Such a sweetie…..
It was Barbara and Neville’s 41st wedding anniversary, so Andy had organized a cake with “May the 4th be with you ...
... their way there. So I think we were a little unusual. Even in Beijing Jason told us that we would be the first foreigners some people had ever seen in person. In fact, our last day we were sitting on a low wall eating a snack when a middle aged woman tucked in beside me for just a few seconds. I looked up and realized that her friend was taking a furtive picture of her with the foreigners! Giggles and bobbing bows all around and they scooted off.
After dinner we ...
... clean the whole place with an inch of its life (Beijing same). Breakfast is typical Asian hotel - ENORMOUS - but with a strong Chinese twist. The breakfast alone needs a separate blog, but more later. The room rate Sue had got, however, was about 60 % of the Beijing hotel and a quick bit of mental arithmetic revealed that a couple could live here, including breakfast, for about £10,000 a year. Any takers - back to the old family tradition? Having recovered from the trip ...
... the influence of
ancient India, statues of Gods with 3 heads and 10 arms for ex.
Around midday we left the caves in search for a nice lunch. I thought we’d have
it in one of the restaurants on the spot, but nooo...we had to get back into
the minivan and drove for another hour till we reached a local restaurant. The
table was set for the group on the second floor and we got served some local
tea while waiting for the food to arrive. Some 10min later ...
We got on our penultimate train in China to get to Datong, another place famous for its caves. It was our first experience of long distance traveling in China, something we had to do a lot in SEA and are very glad we don't have too many left. Just like SEA it was cramp and dirty and they liked to pump out terrible music. After 7 hours we arrived in Datong. We had struggled to find a hostel to stay at as its not a major ...