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... hiking and had an easy start to the day. Once refreshed, we decided to once again visit the park and pick up from what we’d missed the day before. Rocky, our hostel caretaker, circled a few things on the map, and we again where on our way for the park.
This time around, the weather was a bit misty than from the days before, but added a mystical affect when draped over the mountains. On our last day, we took things more easily. No climbing mountains for us that day. Instead, ...
... group were starting to fret a little and suggested that we should head back the way we came (after doing 3 sides of a square). Knowing we were not far away from where the route down begins, I managed to persuade everyone to keep going and I was right (love it when that happens), we climbed down back to where the dodgy restaurant was where we had a bit of a disagreement. There were two paths we could take, one slightly longer which we hadn't done yet whilst the other ...
... on my part. So I sat down on a chair in front of me, he asked me to hold a large circle of beads and he began to chant. I don't believe in Buddhism but I must say I found the whole experience highly soothing.
Feeling blessed we returned to the cable cars to find, yes you guessed it, another long cue. But it didn't last too long and soon we were speeding down in our cable car down to Zhengjiajie below.
To Be Continued ...............
First of all I have a bit of a confession to make. I am writing this entry from Changsha and it is in fact the 8/10/14 but so much happened in Zhengjiajie, instead of writing one entry on my time there, I will write several shorter entries.
However it is still National Week (when the Chinese celebrate Mao founding the People's Republic of China 65 years ago), so I can get away with it. As the Chinese don't get that many holidays where they can get a lot of time off, most ...
... make the description of China as a developing country pretty laughable; this feat of engineering was achieved when Britain was still a swamp.
Then we took a 22-hour train to Zhangjiajie, my first properly long train journey and also my first time in a train dining carriage. Everyone eats giant pot noodles, as there's free hot water, but the slurping is close to unbearable!
From there, we visited the Wulingyuan National Park, which is one of the most ...