De Sheng Lou Hotel

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

Pingyao, China's best preserved walled city

A travel blog entry by bogtrotter on Sep 28, 2014

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... Upon my top bunk, however, with eye mask on, it was quite kipable. We found our two bunks quite quickly, and I was slightly miffed to be greeted by a bleary eyed, bare-chested teenager crawling out of my top decker! He scarpered, I know not where, hopefully not leaving any mementoes. However, needs must, so I clambered up, and we both bunked down for a couple of hours, having stowed our luggage I won't say much about the countryside, as, apart from the fact that we ...

A DAY IN PINGYAO

A travel blog entry by spencerwynn on Aug 02, 2014

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When you visit Pingyao, you feel relaxed. I feel laziness creeping into my bones as life here is slow within the walled city. One thing you must do when you are here, is to hire a car or join a few others and visit Wang's Grand Courtyard about an hour away. This is a very large family estate with seemingly hundreds of small courtyards and homes for the generations of family members who lived ...

Shanxi: Part Two

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny on Nov 03, 2013

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... shopping, I chilled in the two Laura's room since Anthony had the room key.

The tall Laura and I were chilling outside of our hotel. A strange man appeared and tried to grab Laura's cigarette. She refused and then the guy left. So creepy.

Later, I went on a bike ride with Miguel, the two Laura, Monica, Victoria, Ian, and Monica. Victoria was the first one to fall of her bike and Miguel gave her the shame speech. It was scary at first when we went ...

Ass means donkey

A travel blog entry by marrre on Aug 16, 2013

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... the wall is constructed from soil, paved by bricks and stone on the outer side, but mostly uncovered on the inner. The soil had an amazing fall angle, the slope being 4:1 or steeper still. What the Chinese have in technical prowess, they lack in linguistic, at least when it comes to translating menues. Or maybe they do it on purpose, for surely there can't, by pure chance, be so many dishes with names such as 'Mushroom rape', Mobil oil eggplant', 'Clear cooks the bull's penis', or my ...

Banks, chicken heads and the escort service

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 25, 2013

... of a business family. Back then, businessmen were the lowest class, so this compound was built by the family in an attempt to gain more respect in the eyes of their neighbors. The guuide told us a proverb: a poor family will not stay poor for more than five generations, while a rich family will not stay rich for more than three. The success of this particular family through seven generations is attributed to the fact that they valued respect for elders and ...