Haotian Xiangyue Hotel
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... visited, as the picture will testify. Coffee followed- the first coffee since Chengde, and as you can imagine, the week's wait accentuated the enjoyment.
Becoming the centre of the Middle Kingdom's financial world meant tremendous quantities of silver being ferried to and from the city; the preying of bandits led to the development of the subject of our next stop- the Armed Escort Agency Museum. Slightly less packed than the bank, we suffered again ...
... walls made of small bricks. Rendering has then been used over the bricks. The windows have the traditional wooden patterns which would have been covered with rice paper but now, thankfully, are glazed. There are large wooden shutters for the windows and solid wooden doors with a padlock to close them. The beds are HUGE. They cover from one side of the room to the other - glad we don't have to make them! The mattresses are placed on high brick bases, ...
... as my chest tightened and I struggled to keep any pace. A short run was probably enough considering the bus to Mianshan left at 8am.
We took a public bus with Sergei's Chinese skills and arrived an hour later. The bus dropped us off near to Minashan in the middle of nowhere rather than the bus station so our only means of getting there was by a short taxi ride. A 175 yuan mountain entrance fee awaited us and we found out that we pay more as ...
... and are somewhat amazed to see us/meet us! Coming away from the city and into somewhere quieter definitely made it stand out - we felt like monkeys in a cage!!
When we were sat in the hostel in the window they would stop, stare, sometimes wave and ...
... br> kids called the 3 ninjas. In the film three brothers train in martial arts with
their Chinese grandfather and in a sequel their adventures bring them to China.
In one of the films the brothers tease Rocky because he likes the neighbor girl
Emily and chant at him “Rocky Loves EMILY!” this film partially influenced my
strong desire to travel to this part of the world, and for the life of me, I
cant get the chant out of my head!