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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 …
... the director of the English lecture series, some dean of student life, some other campus life person, the Party secretary, and the daughter of one of the above (she was, in fact, the one that asked me that question about global warming and energy). Some of the students, Guangbo told me, also wanted to go to dinner with me, which I would have really liked, but he didn't seem particularly eager for that to occur so I didn't pursue i.
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... of us screaming like a banshee. Finally Luke gave him more then the agreed upon fee and we hastily made our way towards the steps. Not more steps.
The ascent up this mountain was an easy one and we were making very good time until we reached a temple blocking the trail. There was an entrance fee as well but just like the main gate it was closed but the gates were wide open. It would have been nice to continue through as easily as the main ...
This is going to be short as i've been on the internet for hours now! We arrived in Datong quite late in the evening on the 2nd October, and the hotel we wanted was full so we ended up in a cheaper one down the road with no ensuite and some pretty nasty public toilets! We met a chinese guy called Simon who tried to sell us his tours (he was a taxi driver) but he was interesting to talk to and gave us some useful information. He was the guy ...