Hongqi Grand Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHongqi Grand Hotel Datong
It is a good hotel for tourist, sleep in there and dream of their next trip.
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... to see each other, it’s not so easy to meet other travellers in China, many of the youth hostels have Chinese tourists, not all of whom are so keen to chat and we have not seen very many western tourists on our travels so far around China, so we were all very chatty. Tina is from Germany and Roland is from Switzerland, they both speak excellent English and we spent the day telling each other stories from China and other countries while looking at ...
... for the railroad. Except for one uncle and his family, all her aunts, uncles and cousins, men and women, work for the mining companies. Only the men actually mine though. Fairly recently the mines were nationalised because (according to Nancy) the private owners were putting profit over worker's rights. The company housing that we saw driving by would be condemned in the US. Old, not maintained, filthy.
In general, the norm for housing that we have seen would ...
... went in.
The entrance price was quite steep, at 100 yuan (10 pounds) but to be honest, it was worth it. The grottoes extend over half a mile, each cave filled with Buddhas carved from the limestone cliff. They range from palm-sized to massive, imposing statues, the size of a three storey house. Some are coloured, many intact, ...
... during the Japanese invasion but couldn't be restored.
Yungang Grottoes, one of the three major cave clusters in ...
... It seems there are terrible roads between here and Chengdu. Thus, we had to cancel Chengdu from the itinerary. Instead, we are now planning to go to Luoyang next - home of the famous Longman Caves. After that, I will need to return to Beijing for my flight home. As for yesterday activities, we went to the Shaanxi History Museum. It is one of China's finest museums and was nice even though major parts are under ...