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Travel Blogs from Huayin
... of sky ladders – which were basically ladders cut into sheer rock faces, but even at this point we were definitely going higher than we were forward. It was terrifying, especially when the steps ended up being very narrow so you couldn’t fit your foot onto the step, but with a huge height difference between them. At one point the steps were probably 12 inches tall, but only 3 or 4 wide. It was quite scary! It was around this point also that we decided to just drink as much ...
Frank, Kidd, and I left for Huayin, a tourist city close to Xi'an after I finished my classes late Sunday evening. We were headed straight for Mount Hua, one of China's 5 stared tourist sites. We arrived by car at the entrance at about 4:00 Monday morning.
After eating a little breakfast we headed up. I went on ahead Frank and Kidd to catch the sunset at the first peak of the mountain, however I didn't arrive until about ...
... and vegetables for lunch which were all grown on the farm. We then went for a walk around the mountains and sat in a cave at the top before heading back for dinner (also Rabbit and vegetables) We spent the evening playing cards and having a few drinks outside then slept in the farmhouse for the night. We managed to get the upgraded room which had an actual bathroom rather than having to go in a hut in the middle of the dark ...
... out to be.
We could have done one or two peaks but in the end we managed all 5peaks on the mountain and made it back in time for noodles and a couple of beers before the 7pm train back to Xi'an.
The day; Terrifyingly high cable cars.Physically tiring walking - climbing stairs all day long is a killer!Stunning views and scenery.Serious lack of health and safety, although you would have to be unlucky/stupid to fall from ...
... hot, windy, wet, stressed the day turned out to be.
We managed all 5peaks on the mountain and made it back in time for noodles and a couple of beers before the 7pm train back to Xi'an.
Terrifyingly high cable cars.
Physically tiring walking - climbing stairs all day long is a killer!
Stunning views and scenery.
Serious lack of health and safety, although you would have to be unlucky/stupid to fall from here.
The Plank ...