Hua Chen International Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... range to the north. At one point we even saw an ancient section of the Great Wall although it looked nothing like the other section we visited earlier as this wall was very short and in major need of repair. After driving all day, we arrived at the Rainbow Mountains just after 16:00 in Zhangye National Geopark. The Rainbow Mountains are multicoloured rock formations known as Danxia rocks in China. They ...
... small cities we have so far visited. We had feared mini versions of the Chinese mega cities and all the associated drawbacks. But Hami, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan and now Zhangye, have all been a bit of a revelation to us - no pollution, no traffic jams, wide, tree lined roads, very few foreigners, and a slower, more relaxed pace of life. The downside is that there are no western restaurants - we are far beyond the regions of China where western companies such as ...
... that only one of them was of 'african' looking origin. Sadly we were unable to take photos and with the amount of 'big brother' cctv cameras and security people in little booths I was not going o risk it, although as i left one temple i noticed the security lady was knitting!! I really wished my mandarin was better so i could understand more about various artefacts. I did manage to find incense to buy so that i could pray to Buddha and the Goddess. Most of ...
... on a bus thinking they would take us back to the main entrance but unfortunately it did not and we were now tagged along with some tour doing the rest of the park - ooops. It didn't last too long though and were back at the main entrance and in a taxi back by 3pm!
We wandered around the hostel area until it was time to head for the coach, the only ...
... a night). The next day we headed straight to the long distance bus station to book our coach to Dunhuang for that night. Once done we jumped on a local bus to the Danxi Landscape Park.
Unfortunately the weather was overcast which here made quite an impact as the colours of the stones look far more impressive under a strong sun ...