Rui Hua Sheng Shangguan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... front of it was simply too tiny) Gonzalo decided to approach it by himself. I was sure he was going to succeed because he had already been to China so I figured he knew how to deal with Chinese people. Well, I was apparently wrong because he spent maybe 10 minutes at the counter trying to explain where we wanted to go and which kind of train we intended to take but he finally had to leave without purchasing our tickets. Firstly, we started to have an argument because I ...
... and absorbing the atmosphere and also had stomach, intestine and lung for dinner. I thought I was quite brave and asked Ellen what would be considered unusual by Chinese people, apparently its strong cheese which made me laugh.
The next day Ellen and I were up super early to meet Josie at the train station but her train was delayed, then after all that we missed her and ended up meeting at the hostel. Josie was very tired after a 24 hour ...
I knew that this trip to China would be an interesting one. After all they have a culture that has developed independent of the west and can be easily traced back over 5000 years.
So I expected to come across a few things that could never be imagined.
Take the language for instance, I speak no Mandarin and most Chinese speak no English, there are 1.35 billion people here it was inevitable that some one was going to attempt to talk to us or we to them. I expected ...
... cramped conditions, it's quite comfortable and we get some decent sleep compared to previous overnight trains/buses. We arrive into Pingyao at 7.30am under a glowing blood red sun in a hazy sky. Apparently there is a large coal mining community nearby and it becomes immediately obvious in the air. We are collected by a local Chinese man holding a sign that says 'Sharon' and 'Juliete' (one of our new Argentinian friends). We load ourselves and our bags into ...
... I was pretty scared doing it as once I started going up, I could not go back down. Luckily I didn’t fall and it all turned out alright. You can only walk around ¼ of the city walls. That is kind of a rip off, but I didn’t pay, so I guess it is not that big of a rip off. The walls are impressive. China has these walls everywhere and I think they are awesome. The city is very unique here. It is a ...