Kaitong Hotel

Tiyu Avenue, Jiayuguan, Gansu, 735100, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Jiayuguan

The Mouth of China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... plan had been to camp out close to a section of th e Great Wall but the campsite was no longer allowed to accept foreigners so we had to return to town and stay at a city centre hotel. Amazing breakfast noodles, spicy beans and cauliflower and almost bacon and eggs! A very long drive day down the Ganzu Expressway took us to the last wild camp in China and for me the best...turning off the dual carriage way we wound our way through a tangle ...

Short stay then off to Dunhuang

A travel blog entry by akwoman59

... of the Gobi Desert that the Grotto was closed to the public until just before we arrived. If the gusts are greater than about 30 mph it is too dangerous for anyone to climb around on the walkways. It was still windy when we got there but under the max limit.

After the Grotto and the Great Wall museum we drove for over 2.5 hours along the Gobi Desert to Dunhuang. The Gobi Desert is not a sandy desert, it is rocky and not ...

Space cadet & twisted Godesses- thanks ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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... deranged woman who back in the day used to show people around. Once again I find a woman who is an inspiration, but sadly there still are so few in the world at large and throughout history. We need more renegades, ladies!!

after nearly biting and chewing my own arm off as i am in a perpetucal state of hunger our driver (who had been given instructions for cheap food) very skilfully delivered us to the market we ate at last night. We managed to negotiate ...

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

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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... to realise that we were the ONLY white people in a city of over 170,000!! Nothing like truly feeling like an ethnic minority but without any hint or menace or judgement on the behalf of the locals. It is a rather unique situation we find ourselves in in that we come here to gawk at the sights and find that we are the sights for the locals to start at!!

In the process of looking to top up my phone one of the lovely ladies who works ...

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 ...

Location

This hotel, located on Tiyu Avenue, Jiayuguan, is near Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Wèi-Jìn Tombs, The First Peacon Tower, and Qilian Mountains.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good