Travel Blogs from Xingzi County
... much for views of the valley down below. That made me a little more grumpy.
Then the bus driver drove right past Lushan! We had to make a half hour detour to drop some people off in Jiujang before we went up the mountain. I would've been better off going straight to Jiujiang from Changsha. It was very confusing for me because when I asked why ...
... prices. Well, she was quite right, and so while we're paying more than one should for such basic accommodation, we got a 'deal' given it was 1 October. When I was washing grapes--I love the green grapes you can get in China around this time--a guy started talking to me, "Hey, buddy! Where ya from?" I turned around. Central Asian, I thought, based on looks and accent. I told him, in turn asking him his place of ...
... of his own walking speed rather than that of two healthy younger types, for the whole hike took us fewer than six hours, and that was with a detour. Until we got to the official entrance for our destination, Wulaofeng (五老峰), he was the last person we saw. The path was overgrown and not very well marked at times, but it was truly great to be completely alone, clearly the only people taking that path that day or maybe even ...
... Excellent selection of chinese learning materials. Had a fun conversation with one of the sales staff. Very earnestly trying to learn english, and doing quite well for no formal schooling.
5) Got back to hotel to leave again. For HOT POT! Nummers. Hot. Pot. Macau style. Very good.
Today was mostly about the great wall. By modern standards of architechture, it is big. Even ...
In China, I am a Waiguoren -- an outer-country-person, specifically a Meiguuoren (American). The average Wong on the street seems hugely fasinated by us. Little kids especially will shout to their parents "WAIGUO!" or "MEIGUO!" This often preceeds giddy screaming. The Chinese kids that I've seen are precocious as hell, and seem always to be in a family crowd that includes at ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center