Hong Hu Hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Hong Hu Hotel Pingyao
Travel Blogs from Pingyao
... seems to be no practical application of the concepts of right of way or yielding. Whereas in the US turning traffic yields to those going straight, here everyone lays on their horn and goes at once, weaving amongst each other. Somehow it all works out.
New Zealand has had a recent influx of Chinese tourists (The Hobbit effect, I think) and is in the midst of a to-do because something like 50% of the accidents there involve Chinese tourists in rental cars. Now I understand ...
... and scanning us. My Swiss Army knife seemed to cause no concern but my money belt was investigated... See pic. The Chinese railways, on evidence to date, are very well run. Our 'hard sleeper' has 12 sets of triple-decker bunks, and one water boiler for unlimited hot water for tea and instant noodles. Each pair of carriages seems to be assigned two attendants who pass up and down the carriage sweeping and mopping alternately every two hours or so. Each set of 6 bunks has ...
... amid the colourful fabrics, noise makers and bars. A man and woman, siblings and paper cutters themselves, run the shop are the children of a master paper cutter - their mother! I make arrangements to visit their mother tomorrow to interview and film her in the afternoon.
It has been a long day, the night is still fetid and it is a long walk back to the hotel.
If you come to China and find yourself in Shanxi, I ...
... feeling of being had over is annoying regardless of the amount.
Eventually we parted ways and I was into China. I went through a couple of checks then saw my guide Ellen. After weeks of either guessing, drawing or hoping someone speaks some English it was great to have someone telling me exactly what I needed to do, why we were waiting and what some of the curious locals were asking. We were eventually allowed to move to the official customs hotel ...
... the smell of fried bakery. I gave their version of a cinnamon doughnut a try which I later learnt was only delicious when hot and fresh :)
Again (like most towns on China), the city centre is boarded by a city wall with the difference that by night these cobbled streets are lit with red lanterns. Our time here was mainly to unwind after our busy time in Xian and used the city as a pit stop on ...