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TravelPod Member ReviewsShilin Hotel Huangshan
Our guide recommended Shilin over Paiyonlou as we are told the rooms are larger and cleaner. Shilin was a comfortable stay on the mountain. The double room was very small so you might consider opting for the twin room which is slightly larger and has a small balcony.
Zero English. Meals were OK but nothing special.
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... two German guys asked us where to buy the tickets and when they'd bought them, I asked if they would like to join us since we were going to the same place. We took the bus and I was sitting next to a Chinese guy and we talked for a while. Then we arrived and we took the cablecar up. As it was raining we were all hoping we would be able to see at least somethig, as it was foggy as well. Luckily we could see a lot by ...
It's been a while, I've been back to Japan for one week, stayed in Hong Kong for another week and now I'm in China! In Huangshan, famous for its Yellow Mountains, where I will go to as soon as I have my first day off. Same as in Busan and Kibichuo(Okayama) I'm doing volunteerwork here as well. But it's definitely different from the places before. 1) I'm the only volunteer ...
... the concept of Feng shui, which I didn't realise till I got here means wind and water in chinese. So most of the buildings had gaps in the roof to collect water in pools as traditionally Chinese people believe water brings good fortune.
Next day we climbed the famous Huangshan mountain, which was apparently ...
... In the distance the cloud settled around the peaks so it looked like they were poking out of a big sea of milk. It was well worth the early start! After breakfast, we gather our backpacks, meet Ada and start the walk back to the cable car. It's still a lot of steps and there are a lot of people but we are going in the opposite direction to most. It's going to be a cool miserable day at the top so we are very ...
It's not too early a start to the day which is great and as I get ready for the tour I find out that that I won't be the only non Chinese person on it which is different. I meet a guy called Gilles from Amsterdam and a lady called Aofie from Ireland. We're all very excited especially the other two as they've been stuck in the town for 2 days waiting for the weather to clear so that they could hike ...