Rui Hua Sheng Shangguan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... to use it for heating rather than cooling. Cooking is done using propane. Fruit and vegetables are grown in the courtyard and on the roof. Younger people don't like living there because of the lack of privacy. We then set off with Joseph to a freshwater pearl factory. KWe learned how to tell real from fake pearls (rub on teeth - fake feel smooth, real are rough, hit two together - fake make a clinking sound, real don't or rub two together - real ones will leave a white ...
... up inside the fake rock and the fake tree to have a look at the fake stalactites in fake caves or the the fake snake draped down the mountainside. The temples themselves and the road along the steep edge of the mountain was amazing but it was almost totally wrecked by all the tackiness they could muster. The views were kind of obscured due to fog but not much you can do about that. The restaurants in Pingyao served meals that came with amazing translations. The best ones were as ...
... Eileen, and Victoria.
Then we got back on the bus to go to Pingyao.
Pingyao felt very Chinese because it maintained its traditional buildings while catering to tourists. At the hotel, Anthony and I got the honey room suite (hahaha) since there was only one big bed in our room. Luckily, we both fitted on the bed.
Soon I ran off to hang out with Eileen and the two Laura. We shopped for a bit and we found an awesome store with cool items. I ...
Once one of the biggest town in China, Pingyao is now a small, but vibrant town with cosy narrow stone-paved alleyways within its Han dynasty walls. The architecture within gives a distinct Tintin feel, especially Blue Lotus. Participating in the traditional Chinese custom of getting their morning workout in the park, a few of us went up at six in the morning and kicked some local **** in badminton. Others gave the choreographed dancing a go, and as per tradition, or old charter, or ...
... our guesthouse. Pingyou is one of the very few walled ancient towns not destroyed. It was not until we climbed one of the towers that we realised that it is surrounded by modern China - belching factory stacks and high-rise apartments. Is quite cool and a relief to be away from 34 degrees in Xian and in a town with no traffic allowed. Have a room in a traditional courtyard compound with a giant bed.
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