Huang Shan Xiu Hu Manor
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... modern China. Especially, because there is a cable cart for tourists. They use a second (shorter) pole as a a lever over their other shoulder to reduce the strain on the shoulder with the main load. When they need to rest they place this second pole vertically on the ground and rest the load on top. I tried a load of cement, just to see how it felt. It was 80 kilo. Unfortunately I had hurt my knee and I was afraid I would topple backwards off the stairs. ...
... impression of life size bonsai trees. We wake up early and our relatives bring us with the subway to the fast train station. This fast train has a different status from the regular train, and also different stations - usually farther away from the city center. They already bought tickets for us online, and at the station we have enough time for breakfast. Then we hoist our backpacks, which seem to weigh more as our ...
... to come charging out at us at any time, afraid we had stumbled onto some secret Jurassic Park only for wealthy Chinese people and they were all there with their expensive tickets waiting to watch us get eaten. I was that scared.
It turned out fine though.
Alex went and burnt some incense with the monks and we turned around and went back out the tunnel without incident.
The next day, we had to catch our train at 11 p.m. from Hefei, so we caught the last bus out ...
... quite a relief to me because I was bracing myself for insane crowds like last time.
We took the stairs down and passed some more quaint temples and monasteries. It's a super Buddhist mountain, so there were a lot of serious people climbing the steps to the top with incense.
We walked around in the rain for a bit before taking the bus back down to our hotel.
... was actually the right one, but we went to two other bus stations because this guy was so confused.
I slept a bit on the bus, but by the time we got to Jiuhua, I just wanted to crash for the rest of the day. We went out and ordered some food on sticks.