Minjiangyuan International Hotel
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... It was early afternoon and we had stopped in a town called Songpong, and outside a hotel. A rumour erupted that we might stay here for the night instead of chancing not making Chengdu. Mixed feelings swam below the surface as we entered to cold and desolate concierge. It had the look of a once grand and thriving hotel which was now lonely and clinging on to memories past. When the rooms and been sorted, we were in twin rooms, we told to walk through the hotel outside and up ...
... hike and the cold was starting to wear us down. It was according to the signs 3.5km back to the main gate but with aching feet, ankles and sore calves the hike back felt more like 10km. I’m pretty sure their signposts are incorrect because we hiked for a total of 4.5hrs. Ethan and I ran through the forest normally closed for the winter but it was the shortest way back. Freezing cold we stumbled into the restaurant for a hot bowl of noodles. Mmmmm yum ...
... yuan (1200 pound) you would hope they were right!) (We had another stop about half an hour later at a scneic spot where there are always small stalls and one had a bracelet exactly the same as the ones in the shop, and would have post more like 5 yuan - if anyone bought one they would have felt pretty cross!)
The second shop was a yak meat shop where you walked around trying the different foods, not ...
... flooding by allowing the natural swirling flow of the water to drain out excess water from the inner to the outer stream. A modern reinforced concrete weir has replaced Li Bing’s original weighted bamboo baskets.
The Baopingkou or Bottle-Neck Channel, which Li Bing gouged through the mountain, is the final part of the system. The channel distributes the water to the farmlands to the west, whilst the narrow entrance, that gives ...
November 30, 2011
松潘Sōngpān; Tradition Meets the Tourism Juggernaut
Lángmùsì to Zoigê 若尔盖县 7:30AM-9:30; then Zoigê to Sōngpān 10AM to 1PM.
Two Nights at GuCheng Business Hotel, 80 RMB
It was biting cold when we walked to the corner bus stop in pitch darkness. It was 6:60AM and we had already heard a horn blast ...