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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

The Cradle of Red China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant


... 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 ...

Arrival in the Walled city of Pingyao

A travel blog entry by minimalbruno


... br> sucks... quite dangerous for a traveler like me ha ha), but after a good walk of 15min I found myself in front of one of the entrance gates of the ancient town of Pingyao. According to
Chinese standards Pingyao is a village, not even 1 million inhabitants. I searched
my way thrpugh the narrow streets and finally, after good 35min I found the
hostel. I was releived to sit down and getthat
big backpack of my back. I felt (and still feel at ...

South Africa - The Late Edition

A travel blog entry by bruceandtara


... so thank you Mark, Jess and Craig! The next morning me and Bruce went for breakfast with everyone before heading to his Uncle Gabby and Aunt Norma's house. It was great to catch up with them and we had a lovely braai lunch with them. It was lovely to see Kayleigh and Brad too. From Durban me and Bruce travelled to the Drakensburg mountains where we stayed in a lovely little rondarvel in a place called Inkosana lodge near Champagne Castle. We had a great few days walking in ...

The sleeper train to Pingyao

A travel blog entry by ginanao


... of) backpackers. The announcement that we could board produced the usual "china rush" with everybody forming the most un-orderly queue around the single boarding gate. Once through the gate we made our way onto the platform and onto the train. The train looked like some sort of soviet soldier transporter, with hard and soft chairs at the front and the sleeper carriages at the back. Our carriage was a hard sleeper which means there are 15 rows ...

Pingyao, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Town.

A travel blog entry by fromthemill


... seriously changes in the management of the city I fear it will become just another desecrated architectural gem, buried under red lantern decor and drowned out by call of "you want cheap, I have cheap!!" To rub it in, they were showing "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" on the coach entertainment system as we drove away from Pingyao on our journey to Xi'an. It was the equivalent of "here's what you could've won" from Bullseye!! Bring on Xi'an, after all, how bad can it ...


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