Shangri-La Hotel Hohhot
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... be interesting to see how similar museums treat these themes in Xinjiang and Tibet, and what sort of people go there. I will say, in this museum I heard very little Mongolian spoken, and I got the sense that most of the patrons were Han Chinese.
On the fourth floor, there was a fascinating exhibit of artwork depicting the war against Japan in Inner Mongolia. It featured predictably bloody and searing imagery.
As you may know, all of China is on a single time zone. This means the sun tends to set freakishly early in the east, and freakishly late in the west. Complicating things further, Mongolia recently implemented daylight savings time, so it is now an hour later than it would normally be. Due to this combination of factors, when I crossed the border at Erlian I had the bizarre experience of turning my watch an hour back, even though I ...
... desperately wanted to buy a wolf’s claw as an iPhone charm. We found several stores selling these, but all were deemed to be overpriced.
Back on the train, we all whiled the day away napping and reading and watching the empty countryside go by. Porters would periodically come through with carts containing an assortment of ...
... in size until we see corn until the horizon. Occasionally we pass large solar farms, with hectares of panels. The Silk Path is not clearly defined, but roughly starts in Xi'an (of terracotta fame), and heads northwest through the southern Gobi desert, and leads south of the Mongolian border to Urumqi, and from there towards magical names like Tashkent farther west. In Lan Zhou, we will be on the trail of the ancient Silk Path. Our search for traces of the past will finally ...
... the toilet, so with brute force I can take my shower, which sprays over everything in the little room. But outside, the family who runs this hotel is eating dinner together. They probably bought this apartment and converted it into a hotel. So commerce and enterpreneurship flourish. And for this true Chinese experience, we pay 80 yuan, some 10 euro or dollar. We even have WiFi, and travelpod still works. A thermobottle of hot water has been delivered. Time for ...