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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 …
... perhaps the best we had in China. (As Datong is not exactly coastal, I was surprised the seafood was so good.) There was some traditional noodle dish—not egg or rice noodle but something like buckwheat—that was very flavorful. The whole thing—the lavish hotel, the delicious food—was an interesting introduction to Datong.
Guangbo said, "Now about your lecture tomorrow." What lecture? Years before he had mentioned my giving ...
... dirt tracks, strewn with half-dug holes, JCBs, steamrollers and mounds of dirt and rubble. Many of the once primely-located businesses and shops at the centre of the town have been left inaccessible, with many closed down or else presumably struggling. In places it appeared that houses or parts of buildings had simply been ripped down to make way for the expanded road, leaving empty shells and exposed ...
... Never believe a northerner when they tell you they eat rice! I can tell you, the rice up here in the north is very watery, ****** and bloody expensive! And in the west, mutton and fresh hand made noodles! Put a bowl of hand made noodles before a southerner or a northerner and they will both begin to tell you stories from history that will make your heart skip a few beats ...