Howard Johnson Jindi Plaza Datong
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoward Johnson Jindi Plaza Datong
The panorama restaurant is well worth the views of the old city walls. Good food too!
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... in 1949. There had been regular warnings since about how the crowds at every site would be larger, how hotels would fill, and how traffic would be jammier. It being the 65th anniversary, it was reiterated, things were about to go sardinian.
That is the why the downpouring clouds, that the opened curtains framed, had a silver lining; we would have a gentler introduction to the circumstances.Half an hour from the city lie the Yungang Grottoes, a cluster of ...
... to trip me! As I walk, it is obvious not many westerners wander these parts. I am used to being stared at in big cities. But in more remote areas the stares are longer, the curiosity more intense. These are stares of wonder. Wondering what I would be doing here when there are shiny store fronts and street music to entertain travellers from away.
The noodle shop has a line that spills outside which bodes well and ...
... been, including all of the times tourists have wanted pictures of me. Tables and tables of people just outright gaped this time, and I will admit that it's getting tiresome.
When we were all done, we headed to our next hotel, and we're here now. It was an exciting day-- the caves are one of my favorite spots on the trip so far-- and I think a good night's sleep is in order.
... we needed to do now was work out what bus we were to get on. The last thing we wanted was to go on a 10 hour bus ride to Beijing. With a bit of luck we managed to find our bus and off we went. I think my favourite part about China is our long distance bus trips, they are so relaxing and it’s amazing driving past all the old villages and countryside. It’s so disappointing being on the road for hours without seeing a cow though. ...
... we walked through the turnstiles and started at the ‘scenic’ entrance. The long walkway was something very similar to Angkor Wat; obelisks on the back of Elephants lined the hallway until we reached the first cave. Although they were new statues, they were still quite impressive; it felt like something a roman emperor would have to walk through when first entering Egypt.
The caves were brilliant, 45 of them, all with carvings dedicated ...