Jiuquan Hotel

No.33 Jiefang Road, Suzhou District, Jiuquan, Gansu, 735000, China | Hotel
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The Mouth of China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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The fortress at Jiayuguan was the defender of the empire from the Huns and just about everyone else. It was this pass that was closed when the Emperor wanted to shut down the Silk Road and it was through these gates that dissidents and criminals were expelled. The fort stands at the western end of the Hexi Corridor which is known as the Mouth of China, to enter China from the west you must enter through the pass and travel down the 'throat' ...

Short stay then off to Dunhuang

A travel blog entry by akwoman59

Hei-Fen, or Helen as most people call her, collected us at the airport after a 2 hours flight from Xi'an. We left the smog in Xi'an at about 25,000 feet. We were very surprised that the smog was so bad in Xi'an because it is out of the main influence of the weather that helps Beijing to retain the yucky air. But the factories there belch out the coal by-product particulates and the farmers burn coal in their homes and burn the debris ...

Space cadet & twisted Godesses- thanks ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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Slightly more sedate start to the day as we went all posh and hired ourselves a driver for the day. Luckily his English spoke and even more so written was good and so much better than my **** Manadarin. I have been smart enough to pleco or translate what i need into chinese characters and add them to my notes for future reference.

Our first port if call was the First tower which was an out post in as per usual the **** end of no where. Very cool history Nd ...

Funky dolphin & so many sneaky men in uniform ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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Had a terrible nights sleep due to nightmares about western women stealing my bloody, the roof of a house i bought leaking like a sieve but worst of all the nice dream i was having about Penfold took a not so nice turn of events when his friends turned up and trashed my other house ;-) I need DRUGS!! I slept better on the train surrounded by strangers ;-) I know that my subconscious is jabbing me about Penfold, must do something about it as I ...

Matchmaking, trains and near punch up!!!!!

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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Gave a small boy a surprise when i needed something from my bad and got down from my bed in just a top and knickers! In an open compartment with 5 other people i am past caring about dignity.

The scenery is very arid and it amazed me to see how much wheat they grown and harvest by hand, not combines in this neck of the woods. It was lovely to see people herding goats and sheep too! I find it very strange that you can go fir miles and miles just ...

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