Maoxian International Hotel
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4-5 star , nice comfortable hotel , restaurant is next door , food is all vegetarian , no shops around , good service , nice view , hot shower , TV , fully carpeted
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Villagers here worship White Stone. They believed that wherever they put a white stone , there the God of it will protect them. To have safe journey , they would put white stone at road side , and near paddy field if they want good harvest.
It is quiet normal for Maoxian people to paint the four corner of their house in white to provide …
Leaving the nice hotel. 藏族人don't eat fish, as they placed their ancestors' dead body in water to feed fish. Visit 茶聖地, 藏族茶and 牟尼溝waterfall
Stopped at Tibetan Jewellery shop where we bought 2 Sky Beads (天珠) for RMB1,250.
Also stopped for group shopping at Honey Shop.
After lunch, head for Huanglong
Huanglong was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992.
Wanted to go up by the cable car but the queue is about 2 hours long.
Had to hike up …
... and then, we would enter a never ending winding gorge that we would play chicken in for 250kms.
On the open plains, the weather looked threatening, and this would signal a monumental change in the weather over the next 2 weeks, that would lead to some of the greatest flooding ever experienced in the region. The rain held off for most of the day bar for 3 or 4 severe downpours. Fortunately, Artur and I stopped a couple of hours in to don our wet gear ...
Very warm humid. 90 degrees. The irrigation system if you Google it reveals one of the oldest on the planet. Dates back 2000 years ago. Engineering feat to this day. Modern engineering at one point tried undo what was done and ended up putting it back the way it was. The river is a branch of Yangtze and is split to reserve water for winter and prevent flooding around this time of year. The government has preserved and remodeled the area to some ...
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