Inner Mongolia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hohhot
... and stayed on a Mongolian ranch, and slept in a traditional yurt. The next day we went out to a lamastary, kinda like a monastery but for lamas, Tibetan Buddhist monks. And the third day went out to the desert and rode camels. It was a fun trip, but we did see a lot coal power plants, and a couple strip mines. We did get some great food though.
We were woken at 8am by our tour guide and went to the house for breakfast of fried bread and milk tea with strange seeds added to the top. After packing up we got in the minivan for the 2.5 hour drive back to Hohhot, making use of our helpful guide to book us some more accommodation! The driver dropped us off a short walk away from ...
Following a ten-hour train journey (without a seat) I finally arrived in Inner Mongolia, with extremely sore legs! Inner Mongolia is in the North of China and has beautiful mountains, desert and grasslands. It is home to one of China's many ethnic minorities, the Mongols, and I was thrilled that the next day I would be staying with ...
... though that this is just the park, it's like this every day. This is my kind of town.
People are so excited to see us. It's a town with a near non existent tourism industry, so a group of 13 westerners must seem an oddity. There is, thankfully, not a lot of touristy stuff to do.
So we spend the day meeting people, dancing in the park to the live music played there, being photographed by strangers (which I am now used ...
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