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Datong is a small city on the route from Beijing to Pingyao, the two of the top tourist attractions in China. As a result, many people miss out Datong completely or spend a night there in transit. The thing is, Datong is really awesome. It's actually a massive place (only small by China standards) with more people living there than in the whole …
Midday arrival in Datong, China. We started walking toward the hotel, unfortunately the cached google maps wasn't working properly so we hopped in a cab. Soon we arrived at the hotel which looked great, and to our surprise, it was. For $50USD on booking we had what was supposed to be a $150USD room, according to their price list …
... now that we are on a lesser road. All through China new highways are being constructed everywhere. It is amazing that all this investment infrustaratcure is able to occur simultaneously – would Australia hundreds of years to achieve what the Chinese can do in two!
Yesterday we had an absolutely amazing day. There weather was perfect – a nice crisp summer's day, picture-postcard blue sky – and the . ...
... the lychees that Echo had thoughtfully bought for us (they were still good two days later, even though lychees are fairly perishable). We finally got on the plane and were further delayed—in fact, we were served our meals before we took off.
A few hours later we stopped somewhere, a surprise for me because I thought we were on a nonstop flight. We were at a small airport, with four gates (for some reason, we entered the airport through Gate ...
... in... ahhh nothing like amusing the locals.
When we arrived in Datong, I walked Jeanne to the hotel on the right side of the station and then meandered across to the other side of the station to book into the Feitian Hotel. Yes, I sat there for 2 hours whilst the girls behind reception got their beauty sleep, and by god did they need it!