Smile & Natural Linhai International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Linhai
In these 3 days I stayed at the four star Pearl hotel in Yongkang, to attend the 18th annual Hardware Fair. In order to find new suppliers for the company or new products worth exporting. My main task was paying attention to the latter as well as handing out & receiving business cards and obtaining company folders. I also met many hotelguests from many countries, for example a group from Indonesia whom I had some great interaction ...
... from Xian and it’s call to fame is The Longman Caves which are not really caves but stones carvings of Buddha and his disciples The carvings were done right into the stone walls along a river. The larger statues are in small caves along the stone wall. There are more than 100,000 images that date back from 400 AD – 600 AD. They were pretty amazing, but we were really exhausted when we were there. The five hour train ride was on a “K” ...
... these interposing structures, skirting the mountain waist and providing some much desired drizzles in the summer heat.
It takes nearly 3 hours to trek from the base to the top of the mountain peak (alternatively you could take the easy way out and catch one of the frequent cable cars to the peak). Considering myself to be marginally fit, I chose to trek up to the peak. The staircase, ascending virtually
... flight with a two hour layover
Atlanta, Georgia to Tri-Cities - one hour flight
I think this is 30 plus hours of travel. Keep in mind that we crossed twelve time zones during this travel. We ate so many meals at so many different times that I can remember what I ate when. Welcome jet lag!
We were so happy to see the Tri-Cities Airport. Homeward bound!
... cared for and lived in a store.
Tonight we enjoyed our Farewell Dinner at the hotel, where we say goodbye to our friends from the tour. In the morning we fly to Chengdu, where we visit the Panda Breeding Lab and I get to hug a baby panda. I've been looking forward to this all trip! The next day, we head to Tibet--so exciting!