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TravelPod Member ReviewsPaiyunlou Hotel Huangshan
The bed is very hard in the dorms. About 2 inches of padding. The hike to the Bright Summit in the morning takes about 45 minutes. From the eastern cable car (Cloud Valley) it is a 2 hour hike. Decent restaruant but again ve4ry expensive for china.
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... modern China. Especially, because there is a cable cart for tourists. They use a second (shorter) pole as a a lever over their other shoulder to reduce the strain on the shoulder with the main load. When they need to rest they place this second pole vertically on the ground and rest the load on top. I tried a load of cement, just to see how it felt. It was 80 kilo. Unfortunately I had hurt my knee and I was afraid I would topple backwards off the stairs. ...
... is breaking with a tradition of thousands of years regarding agriculture. The old generation had to produce for survival. Now we see a younger generation still using every piece of flat land to grow vegetables - out of habit. But the young generation moves from the country side to the city, and loses the age old Chinese affinity with the land. They are the cell phone generation. Guangzhou is in the center of one of the ...
... to come charging out at us at any time, afraid we had stumbled onto some secret Jurassic Park only for wealthy Chinese people and they were all there with their expensive tickets waiting to watch us get eaten. I was that scared.
It turned out fine though.
Alex went and burnt some incense with the monks and we turned around and went back out the tunnel without incident.
The next day, we had to catch our train at 11 p.m. from Hefei, so we caught the last bus out ...
In the morning, we went up the mountain. I got so confused trying to match the Lonely Planet with reality that we took the wrong bus a couple times and went around in a big circle. Finally, we gave up trying to hike up the mountain and took the luxurious cable car.
At the top, it wasn't far to the peak and it was real quiet up there, in between the mist and the pines. ...
We got to Hefei early in the morning, and some guy Alex met on the train offered to help us find our way to the bus station. However, Alex told him we were going somewhere that we weren't, so this guy brought us to the wrong station... thrice. The first one we ...