Lushan Hotel (Hexi Road)
- 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 ...
... prices. Well, she was quite right, and so while we're paying more than one should for such basic accommodation, we got a 'deal' given it was 1 October. When I was washing grapes--I love the green grapes you can get in China around this time--a guy started talking to me, "Hey, buddy! Where ya from?" I turned around. Central Asian, I thought, based on looks and accent. I told him, in turn asking him his place of ...
... serves your every need; I wasn't prepared for the cool weather and I found a new sweatshirt here pretty easily the first night. That said, this is China. More than anywhere else in the world, people in tourist areas are either quite concentrated or there's nobody around--still very Confucian. We took a wrong turn the first night and ended up strolling around the large lake in town with nary a person to be seen.
Our hike yesterday started ...
... a taxi driver of our plan to get the the temple and as this was sneaky and exciting the taxi driver wanted to get involved. The next thing i know, he pulled up down a side alley, popped in to his house, brought another guy out who jumped in the taxi with us. He was on his phone, he was an ex monk and was contacting another monk in the temple to get us in. It was all very dodgy i felt like i was doing something illegal, but it was very exciting at the same time.