Travel Blogs from Zhangye
- Tour to Mati or Horse's Hoof Temple - cold and rainy there - way better than I expected - I expected a bust, but it was all these caves with buddhas and statues - with mountain scenery nearby
- Went with Chinese couple from the hostel who spoke English and Joseph who was on a project to figure out how much land each product uses - Tibetan Caves with Bhuddas - 33 days (caves) to Heaven
- White wagtail
- Elliots Laughingthrush - white tipped ...
... people who went the next day had rain
... on divine cake and bread (green tea one is yummy) and no it was not Marie Antoinette who said 'Let them eat cake', i have never been so excited to eat rice, broccoli and garlic IN MY LIFE!!! The restaurant street was such a sweet find!!!!
The rest of the day was spent wandering around (not lost just not knowing exactly where we were) attempting to locate the wooden pagoda and giant buddha temple. Navigation must have been so much easier in the days ...
... Nature as much as I do; and (3) well that is private! There aren't the words to do justice to this immense and incredible 'freak' of geological landform. It isn't often that i am at a loss for words but looking around this awe-inspiring landscape I just wanted to BE and be still.
Was right the lovely taxi driver from JiaYuGuan had given me two bottles of beer so mum and I must have looked like two classy lushes drinking it on the bus around the mountains. Mum thought ...
... was so lovely and refreshing to a father who was emotionally expressive with his child!! There really is some very attractive about men with kids.
Cracked up on the way back to see a man on bicycle pulling a cart with a crackling fire on the back! I would hate to see the carnage if he hits anyone and knowing how crazy the road/pavement systems here are it wouldn't surprise me WHEN it happens not if!
Dangermouse is a happy camper today ;-)