De Sheng Lou Hotel

No.84 Mingqing Ancient Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

The Cradle of Red China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

34

... original town was totally bombed out by the Japanese. The only significant survival was the landmark pagoda. (terrible picture sorry) Leaving we head up along the river valley. The rivers cut deep into the loess plateau creating steep sided valleys, the sides are heavily eroded by rain. They are building a new highway along the valley the concrete supports are planted in the river bed. The towns run along the riverside with ...

Strumbling through Pingyao

A travel blog entry by minimalbruno

9

... I didn’t pay too much attention, but I didn’t take a lot of pics since I think they wouldn’t have appreciated too much. As I finally got out of this area I found myself back in a little alley. I saw an old guy sitting on a bench and again, I did the trick of the iPhone app. He listed carefully and gave me a bright smile. The longer I stood there, the more people gathered around me. I took the fuji camera out of my ...

South Africa - The Late Edition

A travel blog entry by bruceandtara

5

... also leant to us by Vern & Yule, so another thanks there, saving us heaps of money. For lunch we went to a place called Smokeys which was a restaurant which was set in an old train carriage. It was pretty cool, Bruce had a potjie pot, which is a small cast iron pot full of a meat type stew ( a traditional South African dish.) Me and his mum had a savoury pancake which was very yummy. After lunch we ventured back to the B & B and chilled for the afternoon before heading ...

Pingyao, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Town.

A travel blog entry by fromthemill

10

... or so in the human equivalent of the sardine tin express. Our sleeping quarters were in the top bunk of three, with no head room and nowhere to store our bags. The bunks are open to the corridor so you become intimately acquainted with the 65 other fellow humans in your carriage and a good number who stroll through on their way to the dining car. That said everyone was lovely and after what seemed like endless games of peek-a-boo with cute Chinese kids it was time to ...

Pingyao Attractions (Shanxi China)

A travel blog entry by china-landscape

... visiting. One is Shuanglin Monastery which is about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) southwest of Pingyao Old City. It is famous for the over 2000 vivid painted sculptures created during the Yuan (1271-1368), Ming, and Qing dynasties. The other is Zhenguo Temple. It is 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) northeast of Pingyao Old City. With a history of over one thousand years, this temple is famous for its ...

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