Huishang International Hotel
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... the most iconic and famous views in China. Therefore we got up around 5.30am to be on a viewing platform at the sunrise. Aaaand all we saw was: dark fog, lighter fog and then white fog..! yeeeey. That was all.
Therefore we went back to bed for a few hours, then packed our bags and took the western steps back down. This will definitely wreck your knees! The way down is around 4.5 hours. Steps. Just steps. And again all we saw was fog and the rocks ...
... Once I get home I'm going to sort through them and post more either here or on Facebook but in the meantime I'm going to limit myself to just a few* since it's late and the internet here isn't spectacular. I think these photos highlight a natural height that Aunt Ann will appreciate (in reference to her comment on an earlier photo). *I wrote this before I had selected the pictures I was going to post. Obviously 42 is not just a few but it is a very small fraction of the total I ...
... more of these boutique hotels in this beautiful area.
After lunch we toured a 250 year old ink factory, where they make the ink from pine trees which they burn many times and collect the very fine ash/dust, then mix it with oil and many different Chinese herbs, which makes the end product both fragrant and shiny. This is the only ink factory remaining in all of China that makes ink the old style way. The factory only survives because the ...
... where we will drive to in two days.
Our local guide is named Ray, and in addition to being a tour guide for the last 12 years, Ray is also a tea farmer. Ray’s parents were tea farmers, and had a large plot of land near the top of mountains, but lost it during the Cultural Revolution, and got only a little bit of it back after the Cultural Revolution had concluded. This is where they grow high quality tea today, which we look forward to seeing ...
... 8211; I can’t complain though as just being there was amazing.
Huángshān / Yellow Mountain 黄山is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. The range has many peaks, some more than 1,000 meters (3,250 feet) high. The three tallest and best-known peaks are Lotus Peak (Lian Hua Feng, 1,864 m), Bright Summit Peak (Guang Ming Ding, 1,840 m), and Celestial Peak (Tian Du Feng, literally Capital of Heaven Peak, 1,829 ...
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