Lushan Hotel (Hexi Road)
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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The day started well, with us going into the mountains for the day - LuShan Mountain to be exact. Its 1200m high, and there are only a certain amount of cars allowed up from 1000m. So we arrived at base, transferred our stuff and then hopped into the van.... and thats when we discovered we had hired a driver who thought he could use the 'Force' for his driving skills - Darth Vader Force that is...If you ever see this man, do not get in a car with him... there ...
... want to attempt it with sandals. I didn't get a chance to do it on Friday, and whaddaya know, a Wal Mart came out of nowhere, the only store open so early on the street. So that was kind of lucky. I bought the best ones I could find and headed out on the bus.
I fell asleep right away only to wake up to a sea of white. I almost thought I went blind, or i was having another nightmare. But oh no it was almost worse than that. The whole sky was completely ...
The hostel isn't very nice. The bathrooms, dorms, and beds leave a lot to be desired. And given that we are paying what we were paying two nights ago, it seems a bit ridiculous. But there really wasn't much choice. When we first arrived at our hotel two nights ago, we requested three nights. Only two, she said. Blast! So we went on a long, fruitless search for a hotel that would take us on the night of 1 October. ...
Predictably, this whole area cost us 180RMB just to enter; predictably, we paid up without complaint because this is China, where you can still get full on a dollar yet pay close to thirty dollars per person to enter a scenic area.
Lushan has a history as a summer mountain retreat first for Europeans in the late 1800s (Pearl S. Buck lived here), then for the Guomingdang (Chiang Kai-Shek's party) rulers until, of course, Chiang and his fellows ...
As we continued to get some accomodation arranged we tried numerous hotels (There were no hostels) and we were shooed away from every one. Turned out foreigners were not welcome in many and would not be accepted in anything more than a 3* hotel. We eventually found one which was very dated and stunk of cigarette smoke, however luxury compared to the school.
Breakfast was interesting....something we all looked forward to, however were faced ...