Phoenix Zhengfu Hotel
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One of our tour highlights came the next day when we walked around the back alleys and laneways of the ancient town of Fenghuang. The area near the river is delightful especially near the city wall. We were taken by boat to the other side of the river for lunch and found this a very relaxing and peaceful experience.The town is situated on the western boundary of the Hunan province. It claims to be one of the two most beautiful towns in ...
Finally found fried rice for breakfast after two mornings of **** Western style. With a late bus arrival and waiting 30mins for tickets, we only just made our train. We had a short train ride, lunch in Huiahui and an hour long bus trip to Fenghuang (Phoenix town). It was over ten hours of travel to get from Xi'an. Phoenix Town is a traditional/ancient city made for tourists - home to the Miao people. It is set on the side of a river with multiple pedestrian bridges ...
... houses, bars and restaurants. To get into the small ancient centre costs $24 for a two-day ticket. One bar tried - unsuccessfully - to charge us $13 for a pot of tea.
But, hey, this is tourism. We got to walk the old city walls. We saw the cannons over one of four old city gates. We saw the hundred-year-old bed a famous person was born in and amazing, gigantic artwork scrolls the length of a long room. We walked a host of narrow, quaint old streets - ...
... to cash in on the city's new popularity by creating a cordon of checkpoints around the old town which supposedly cost a hefty 150 yuan (£15) to enter – though for the cunning this cordon was far from impenetrable and we managed to avoid the budget-wrecking expense through clever use of side streets and detours. We figured that with the streets absolutely heaving with domestic tourists on guided tours, a few students slipping through the cracks wouldn’t make ...
... full of packed fruit. I am used to this part of the routine on Chinese trains except this time, the guy launches into a vigorous oration about the contents of his trolley. Here he flings a melon aloft, there he extolls the virtues of some grapes. It seems he is a comedian; people pop up in their seats and laugh along heartily. He passes slowly through the carriage, glorifying fruit for the benefit of each passenger. Once we've all calmed down, a belt ...
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