Ruilong International Hotel
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... the two huge guardian statues at the front gate were frickin' cool!
Just outside the south gate we discovered that, for the amusument of the Chinese tourists and the bargain price of 10 yuan, basketballs could be fired at a target out of a cannon (!) using compressed air. Next to this was an archery range and I (Steve) really enjoyed having a go.
Of course there is a much less beautiful and much newer city surrounding the old one ...
Had meeting with China Daily's Officials and Tourism Bureau of Shanxi with regards to Upcoming trips in and around Shanxi.
It was pleasure to meet various nationalities along with me on the trip. We had chance to meet the Vice President of China Daily ...
... The beer was a weak 2.5% effort [36Y].
Ran into hatless Shannon who came to an exhibit or two with us. Trav and I took the mickey out of each other whenever possible, undoubtedly confusing the lad.
Tried to find the Fire Temple to no avail. The rain continued, if anything a bit harder in the afternoon. We gave us and came back to the room to fine no electricity and no water. Dragoman might consider another ...
... Communication via bamboo was possible between floors. There were trap doors. Invading troops could be attacked from dark enclaves. It was well thought out in design. It was relatively cool at somewhere between 10-15C.
We finished up with a short walk through the present village. What few people we saw carried on with their existence. Paid the van driver [85Y] and headed back to town.
Sat with Trav in the back of the van upgrading Shannon to the front. A ...
... a shame. I suggested after dancing with several girls at KTV he should sing 'To all the girls I've loved before'.
Started a game of hearts, Mel joining us. We all flubbed various issues but it was a competitive game for second through fourth, yours truly again romping to a win.
Lunch followed [30Y]. It was a buffet and not particularly good. Many pans were empty and dumplings were slow in arriving. Suggested Lou scratch it off from ...