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We travelled by train from Xi'an to PingYao with the wonderful Rachel Xu. She was so kind to lead us through a trip to this beautiful city that still remains in tact even after the cultural revolution that destroyed so much of China's history.
Vor der Abreise aus Peking steht noch ein Ausflug in den Sommerpalast auf dem Programm. Nach dem check-out aus dem Penta-Hotel, ging es mit Gepäck los. Ca. 1 Std. Autofahrt mit Staus (viel Verkehr) bis zu der Parkanlage folgte ein entspannter Spaziergang an einem künstlichen See entlang, mit zahlreichen Pavillons, einer Pagode auf einer …
... and Grant were there, drinking pop. Lou and Neil came along after. A crowd of older Dutch came in, prime material for some acerbic comments of a politically incorrect nature. Had some french fries/chips and chicken nuggess [it will be Chinese tomorrow], 3 gins and tonic and a specialty coffee with anisette . A saxophonist started with Auld Lang Syne and then a Celine Dion number. He was better than his choice of numbers.
... if we were interested. So with that sort of guilt trip in place we went on our way to see if we could match up the Chinese characters on our ticket with any of the sights around town that looked interesting to us.
After walking around the town for a few more minutes we finally came across an entrance that was fairly busy and we decided to give it a shot. To our surprise we actually managed to accidentally find the County Government Museum which Mary had recommended ...
... spiciness was reduced because we were 'round eyes'. After this we went up onto the town walls, originally made of clay and later faced with brick, there are areas inside the town still of exposed clay which tends to wash away, so part of the wall was closed for repairs, but having left the guide after a short while, we had an interesting walk as far as we could go, and then went back to the hotel for a snooze. In the evening we went out to ...