Palm Beach Resort & Spa
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... every night was booked in advance so it is surprising that it all went so well. China and Mongolia are places we will come back to, Siberia was great, did I mention Lake Baikel, and the train journey from Moscow to Beijing was great fun. Now it is back to reality via three flights and a UK train ride which won't be anywhere as good as those in China. It will take a few weeks to sort out the pictures then we can start dreaming of where to go next, perhaps somewhere with a nice cup of ...
... to take a bite!). It is great that this new found wealth is being spent in China on Chinese made goods (all be it branded Nike or Volkswagen) and services, the real worry is the millions supposedly being transferred out of the country by the very rich elite. It was also noticeable today a little bit of friction between the pool attendant who was male and about 25 and a group of male Chinese of the same age who were staying as guests. The attendant made ...
... is enormous. Last night we spotted a book by two Canadians (James Hawkins and Sheila Swanson) called Slow Train to China, they did the same journey as us last year and have turned it into book, a bit strange really, it is hardly adventurous travel, getting on and off scheduled trains and sleeping in nice civilised hotels. They even, like us, booked everything in advance so the risks were minimal. On the other hand perhaps we should do a book, we do have a lot of pictures, so far ...
... a transport available which you already payed for, its a really peaceful hike. We seriously get asked on our way by three girls why we are actually walking up!
One way its about 2 km / 2 hours and the path is mostly natural stone blocks. Easy to walk and yet somehow still "natural". There is finally no more noise (not a single speaker playing music, wohoo!), birds singing, you pass several stone- and one bigger hanging bridge and ...
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Dbl. Bedroom 160RMB (2 people)
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Good price / value ratio, allright for backpakers if you dont look for a party hostel and just a 10 min walk from the beach. We had a double bed room with own shower and WC, aircon and wifi.
Its in a good location, close to the bus station, lots of busy food shops and little market streets around. Hence its not the ...
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