Xiong Guan Hotel

No.31 Xinhua Middle Road, Jiayuguan, Gansu, 735100, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $42.00
 

Travel Blogs from Jiayuguan

The Mouth of China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... rice oaddies and villages to stop adjacent to the Great Wall. Here the wall is in original state , no restoration. The Wall runs due east and is about 3 meter high. Worn down in places and bisected by roads it is an impressive structure. Sunset, a cold night followed by sunrise. Left early to head east through a wide flat valley of rich farms. Tidy green fields of rice, wheat, potatoes the desert banished by irrigation channels managed ...

Short stay then off to Dunhuang

A travel blog entry by akwoman59

... drove for 2.5 hours on the worst road I have been on in years! The government is in the process of build a new high speed rail system in this part of the country and the new station is built in Dunhuang but won't be ready for several years.

So far we have had a ball. The farther west we go the harder the beds get. The hotels are much more basic and the amenities a little cruder but we haven't needed to complain. Everyone has ...

Space cadet & twisted Godesses- thanks ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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Slightly more sedate start to the day as we went all posh and hired ourselves a driver for the day. Luckily his English spoke and even more so written was good and so much better than my **** Manadarin. I have been smart enough to pleco or translate what i need into chinese characters and add them to my notes for future reference.

Our first port if call was the First tower which was an out post in as per usual the **** end of no where. Very cool history Nd ...

Funky dolphin & so many sneaky men in uniform ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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... apple store left her job to deliver us to unicom and explain that i needed a top up and got them to do it for us. This kindness will never cease to astound me, the UK used to be like that many many years ago and NZ was like that when i first visited in 2007 and occasionally you witness the odd act of kindness but nothing on this consistent magnitude!

As much as I am a traditionalist I am constantly blown away by the variety of ...

Matchmaking, trains and near punch up!!!!!

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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... that mum was a widow which they thought was sad but not as sad as when i told them i was a spinster!! I went on to explain that previously i was a workaholic and now i was looking for a Chinese husband and that i preferred Asian men. Oh dear the next thing i knew they were trying to matchmake me with young man in our compartment!! Very thoughtful of them. People here are so incredibly kind and i think they believe i need more food as they keep plying me with ...

Location

This hotel, located on No.31 Xinhua Middle Road, Jiayuguan, is near Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Wèi-Jìn Tombs, The First Peacon Tower, and Qilian Mountains.
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