Travel Blogs from Linfen
Yan'an was the headquarters for the Communist 8th Route Army from 1937 - 1947 and claims to be the birthplace of Communist China. Mao Zedong is immortalized in the Revoluntary Museum. The museum looked great and was full of fascinating photographs and maps. Unfortunately there were no translation so much of the historical significance was lost. Not too many artifacts but there was plenty of old army hardware. The town is modern ...
... a few times before in various places in China. But today was the first time it happened more than once in one place. And by more than once, I mean a lot more than once. It was like being famous. At once point I took a seat on some stairs on the busy shopping street and was approached by a tourist wanting a photo. I nodded my head yes and she sat next to me to get her photo taken. ...
... to town it had gone 5pm, so we thought we had missed our onward bus so went straight to the train station but Rach had again left her passport in the hostel and the ticket attendant basically said no ID, no travel. Thank god we tried the bus station as there were still two buses that evening. Narrowly avoided an expensive taxi ride there!
We spent most of the evening feeding stray dogs a kind of sausage that in fact was meant for human consumption but ...
It is a holiday today and the quaint town of Pingyao is full of Chinese tourists who travelled miles and miles to bump into each other the whole day. So you need a powernap to recouperate. Fortunately there is always a chair somewhere in the streets of a Chinese town, so you borrow it without asking.
5 April ...
... Aussie couple on long trip - European girls studying Chinese in Beijing
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