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... gets out and it is all buddy old pal and smiles until someone said something and it seemed like it was going to come to blows. The guy who owned our vehicle arrived to handle it and we were on our way. It would be impossible for us to figure out whose fault it is when the rules of the road seem to make no sense at all. It is amazing that there is not a constant sound of cars scraping against each other in the chaos but it would just be drowned out by all the honking horns anyway. ...
... railway terminals servicing the city, and after passing our bags through the x-ray scanner, we soon locate our waiting room and take our place in a massive queue of heaving humanity. Just before departure time the gate to the platform is opened and the crowd surges forward. There is a blockage somewhere in the melee and we discover it to be a group of about six rustic, country types sitting on sacks of something playing cards. People have to move around, through and over them to ...
600 YEAR OLD WALLS
At around 3PM, we exited the toll road following bilingual signs that read “Pingyao Ancient City”. Then we turned off route at the ‘Pingyao 500 Meters’ sign and were let off on the side of a newer city road. A 3-wheeled motorcycle taxi pulled up and took us the rest of the way to Pingyao.
We were impressed as we drove through the southwest gate (or upper west gate) of ...
... bring us to where we wanted to go. He was cursing in Chinese all the way up the mountain (at least it sounded like it), hahaha. Still, this is why is so ****** to use taxi's in China: it's a constant battle to get ripped off as little as possible..
As with many Chinese historical places there is a famous legend about Mianshan:
2,500 years ago the state of Jin (I guess somewhere in China) was in turmoil and one of the princes, ...
... at the Hotel Yide, a restored mansion. When we first arrived at the train station, it was late at night, and we had to walk down a dark, narrow alley full of motorbikes to get to our hotel, but the hotel was quite pretty and cosy.
All the rooms at the hotel were nicely hidden behind attractive wood doors that opened onto a central square or courtyard. We had to bolt the solid wood bedroom door from the inside with a wood bar to secure ...
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