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... above sea level. Our reception into Hohhot was something that apparently only occurs in China and some parts of South America. We had an escort from the toll exit off the highway through to the town centre. There were many pictures of us passing and lots of waving etc as people watched this line of 11 4WD travel in tight formation. Once we arrived and all parked in front of a stage we were presented with a white scarf each from girls in local ...
We start rolling at 7.30 am and visit an old Tibetan Putuo Zongcheng Temple that is a small copy of Potala palace of Lhasa. At around 6 pm we arrive to Hohhot and one of the sponsors Beaume organizes a welcoming party with bright Lion dance, champagne and big dinner with Chinese wine. Most of the guests get drunk. And we stay in the lobby until midnight with another bottle of wine. Today is really an exhausting day with plenty of alcohol.
... just sat down on the earth and watched the private performance as she danced and performed, throwing a set of three cups high into the sky and having them land on her headdress with practiced ease. There was music too! A family member held cell phone which played particular songs, pre-recorded so that she could be in sync with the music which later in the studio would be dubbed in.
... fast enough to be exhilarating. Other than that I played some football, had a walk around and looked at some of the dunes being blown about, which was quite beautiful in a way. All in all a pretty decent day.
The next day I had a walk around the city centre. I had to get the bus, which I've generally avoided due to the fact that it's not obvious where you are at any one time, but Hohhot didn't have a metro system. It ...
... The granddad was asking me if I could read the newspaper. I read a few characters I recognised and he was trying to explain what the other characters were, but of course his explanations were all in Chinese.
Across the train aisle was a mum and her boy toddler. The toddler was wearing a T-Shirt, socks, sandals and nothing else. No trousers, no underwear. A couple of hours into the journey I heard something and looked around. The toddler ...