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No.1 Yinging Road, Jiayuguan, Gansu, 735100, China | Hotel
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The Mouth of China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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The fortress at Jiayuguan was the defender of the empire from the Huns and just about everyone else. It was this pass that was closed when the Emperor wanted to shut down the Silk Road and it was through these gates that dissidents and criminals were expelled. The fort stands at the western end of the Hexi Corridor which is known as the Mouth of China, to enter China from the west you must enter through the pass and travel down the 'throat' ...

Short stay then off to Dunhuang

A travel blog entry by akwoman59

... Moon was especially important to me because I WAS GOING TO RIDE A CAMEL ON THE GREAT GOBI DESERT! The ride would be for about an hour, not just a hop on and off after the photo op happened.

The name of my camel was 341, but {this if for you Chris A. and Art M.!) I called him Caleb! It wasn't Wednesday but we had a GREAT HUMP DAY nonetheless. We rode the Bactrian camel, that is a 2 humper. The saddles were not too bad, and ...

Space cadet & twisted Godesses- thanks ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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... a bit nuts but being the geek I am i love that stuff. he asked if there was anywhere we wanted to visit and I said the plant as I wanted to see how their operation compared to the likes of conoco philips (whos stacks i have climbed!! ;-)). But sadly it was not to be.

Thanks to the lovely but not yet met Wen i have gone online and booked and paid for our flights from Shanghai to HK!!!!! Her first beer is on us for sure as she has been a Goddess send!
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Funky dolphin & so many sneaky men in uniform ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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First thing this morning we went to buy some trains tickets, unfortunately they didn't have the seats we wanted and so will shall be on the 6:55am train to Zhangye ;-( So many grumpy women around, but at least the poor men in the very long que behind us were not *****!!
Next went to buy pastries and coffee and as per usual i got distracted by the most adorable little boy eating this insanely big cake. I demonstrated ...

Matchmaking, trains and near punch up!!!!!

A travel blog entry by lilynomad

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Gave a small boy a surprise when i needed something from my bad and got down from my bed in just a top and knickers! In an open compartment with 5 other people i am past caring about dignity.

The scenery is very arid and it amazed me to see how much wheat they grown and harvest by hand, not combines in this neck of the woods. It was lovely to see people herding goats and sheep too! I find it very strange that you can go fir miles and miles just ...

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This hotel, located on No.1 Yinging Road, Jiayuguan, is near Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Wèi-Jìn Tombs, The First Peacon Tower, and Qilian Mountains.
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