Huangshan Baiyun Hotel
Travel Blogs from Huangshan
... br> We arrived in Huangshan city in pouring rain, but we hoped it might clear up during the day. So we found the buses to the cable car station (there's two) and of course paid a lot for buses and entry to the park. There are several ways up; 2 cable cars, the eastern steps (short and hard) and the western steps (longer and harder). We decided to hike up the eastern steps which takes around two hours. Don't be fooled, it sounds easy (it's just ...
... last few hours of the trip I was able to lay down on a bench and get some sleep. It was definitely an experience worth having. Totally outside my normal experience. When I got to the train station at Huangshan I met a nice young man who was also climbing the mountain and staying at the same Hostel as I was. After some initial paranoia bred from the numerous con attempts I've been subject to in both Beijing and Shanghai I agreed to hike with him to the top. It was one of the best decisions ...
The morning began with a 6am start. We got a bus to a local bus station and then bought a ticket to another bus station where we could get a cable car up to the mountain. By the way, all of this was done with no interpreter, only hand signs and pieces of paper. Somehow we managed to get the right buses.
The cable car up to Huangshan gave us our first sights of the mountain. The granite mountains and the trees. Because it was so early in ...
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