- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Zhangye
... movement, the rocks became sloped and twisted into the tilted hills you can now see. The surface layer with the colouring is only about 10 centimetres thick but takes at least 60 years to colour. All of this combined with wind and water erosion has caused the fantastic colourful mountains. We set up bush camp with the Rainbow Mountains still somewhat within our view. We each got our own tent and got a ...
... range beyond. Melons, corn, sunflowers...
*At 200 km we turn off the main route through Linze to the Zhangye Danxia Geological Park. An area of beautifully coloured rock strata formed millions of years ago from a combination of sandstone, shale and mudstone.
*Unfortunately our visit coincides with the sun at its hottest and brightest. ' Mei ban fa' as the Chinese would say. Our schedule does not allow us to delay our visit until ...
... that only one of them was of 'african' looking origin. Sadly we were unable to take photos and with the amount of 'big brother' cctv cameras and security people in little booths I was not going o risk it, although as i left one temple i noticed the security lady was knitting!! I really wished my mandarin was better so i could understand more about various artefacts. I did manage to find incense to buy so that i could pray to Buddha and the Goddess. Most of ...
... I must admire my mother not only can she take the pace but the woman, when she does sleep, can sleep through bloody anything. Not only did she sleep in the afternoon through them rebuilding the hotel around us but slept through a staff member walking around with her radio after 10pm. I on the other hand can hear a mouse **** in Mabletherpe ;-(
Spent the evening living the party high life: researched and booked place to stay in Shanghai and researched train ...
... hanging off every corner and it made me decide that when I have a house I would like a pagoda with wind chimes :-)
We then went for some food before jumping back on the train to carry on to Jiayaguan.
Our second visit to Zhangye was after our 3 day stay sorting visas In Jiayaguan. It would have made logistical sense to head straight to Dunhuang ...