Jiu Gang Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJiu Gang Hotel Jiayuguan
We spent two nights here, rooms were large, clean, comfortable and functional. Just reconsider before opening your balcony doors - beware of mosquitos at night!
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... that the wall was constructed based on the geography and materials available in an area. Thus in this area, the wall was made of clay. There was also a great model that showed the wall and fort and how it provided a great defence as no one would have been able to cross through the valley. We got on the golf cart again and it drove us to a suspension bridge that crossed a river. They are building the area into a big ...
... is obviously more relaxed about security here. We have not encountered any police road checks and public places do not have the token display of 2 hard hats and riot shields.
*The highway is good - China is constantly improving its road network. No potholes in this section and beside the existing road a new carriageway is being built which will soon transform this route into a dual carriageway. Traffic volume is relatively light and consists mainly of large ...
... and willing to trade goods with us such as bows and coats.We went to see the yellow river and all the huts built along the sides were absolutely breathtaking the way they utilized the water , some even having docks connected to the houses for easy access for fishing .we did not stay in Jiuquan very long though so after getting what we needed and looking around a bit we got all our stuff packed and ready for when we left in the morning.
... this encounter reminded me of talk which I had heard back home, that the silk road was old news and that the Chinese people were growing weary of the heavy presence of foreigners in their homeland. I do hope that the route will stay open long enough for me to coordinate at least several more journeys, as I have made great promises to some powerful investors from the most distinguished Italian families.
... by sunrise.
Left early to head east through a wide flat valley of rich farms. Tidy green fields of rice, wheat, potatoes the desert banished by irrigation channels managed by blue metal gates.
The farms are scattered through the fields or grouped along roads, white walled with tiled lintels over metal gates.
At the end of the valley we pass through a series of ...