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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.
Our bus arrived and we realised we had been scammed by 10 yuan on the way as this ticket was cheaper. 'Does it look like i have no brain?' might have been useful here had we have known. Sergei had started to teach us common Chinese symbols, which at first seems an impossible task but as you start to associate things with them and notice how they repeat or duplicate, they become more familiar. There are nearly 100,000 in total but only a small percentage ...
... small city in China, but it is still over a million people there. It was great to get into the clean air, and see the blue sky and stars. It was funny, because the tour was all expats working in China, and I was the only one just traveling around. I met some very cool people though.
So for the tour, the first day we went out to ...