Hua Chen Hotel
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... and disrespectful of the various ethnic groups in Inner Mongolia. By comparison, the CCP has safeguarded and taken pride in their cultural distinctiveness, as evidenced by the existence of the autonomous zones and of grand museums like this one. It's a clever message, and an important one to get across if China's ethnic minorities are to be kept quiescent and accepting of their status under CCP rule.
... plan, for which I would have to show up in person 6 months later to cancel. Disheartened, I went out and tried a China Unicom office, with the same results except that they told me I might be able to get a prepaid SIM from one of the grubby street vendor carts on Renmin Road, but they did not sell them in any proper store.
With most of the day lost, in frustration I found a wifi cafe and messaged my friend who travels ...
... Gao, and a quiet young Mongolian who covered his expensive haircut in a backwards baseball cap and buried himself in his phone. I was able to make stuttering small-talk in Mandarin with Gao, who translated for his wife. We bonded over a moment when Gao rose from his seat and bumped his head ******* the bunk above. Most of the other passengers seemed to be Mongolian, with a few Chinese here and there, and a group of Russians who ...
... government ID, gives us a number to wait in line, and soon I see how Sisi sits at a counter where 12 people are being served at the same time. Our pasports are carefully checked, names and visa numbers entered into THE system, digital signature added, and an hour later Hohhot finds us back armed with working cellphones and in great spirits. We can handle China. Yeah! We jump on the bus to the Mongolian museum, and shortly we get off in front of a giant futuristic building. ...
... The bus ride is 6 hours, during most of which it rains. The landscape is Mongolian, we see gers and horses, but it is more regulated- more fences, more signs. What makes me happy: more agriculture. Large areas have planted trees, which are surviving. Also much sunflower, a dwarf variety, and farther south comes barley. Fields are small, I assume much manual labor. But altogether fields of extensive agriculture to the horizon. Occasionally the bus stops and ...