Inner Mongolia Jinjiang International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hohhot
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 ...
We had a surprisingly good nights sleep considering the location, woken only a few times by people getting on and a conductor shining a light in Jen's face! Around 9am we arrived into Hohhot and walked directly to our hotel, where we were pleased to be given a room straight away. After showering and recharging we headed out and just a few paces from the hotel we came across a local dumpling restaurant. ...
... do you think the family uses to build their fires? I will give you a clue… they have a lot of cows! We had to search the grassland for dried up cow pies, which we collected using our bare hands! Yuk!! Cow manure does, however, burn well. The family uses it to heat their house and to cook their food, which was delicious!
... getting hugs from kind and smiling older ladies who are as excited to meet us as we are them.
As the sun sets we sit at the station, drinking the quite excellent local beer and waiting for the train that will take us to Mongolia. We are, of course, surrounded by camera happy locals. It's been a fun stop, but I am SO excited to arrive in Ullan Baatar to experience the beauty and bustle of the city, but mostly to have a ...
... bringing up the question of why it was located in a residential area. And then came the recent earthquake located in Sichuan, china killing hundreds and injuring over ten thousand people. On the positive side, we went to the hospital to have our next ultrasound and we can finally see the head of our baby forming, along with several random bits of information that I have yet to decipher. Annie has also recently discovered that she can now play with the baby, as it has now started to ...
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