- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and some brilliant curries which certainly helped warm us up. Having been used to warmer climes it was a bit of a shock to the system to be faced with single figure daytime temperatures and sub-zero night times but our cosy wooden hostel was equiped with a fire and electric blankets so we felt very looked after.
Shangri-La's most famous site is the Songzanlin Monastery sitting in the hills by the town. The complex houses ...
... sunlight after already walking for four hours!
The resulting view made the bends so worthwhile however, but the sheer drop to the rushing Jing Sha River below from part of the viewpoint really tested our head for heights... Needless to say, Chris doesn't really have one!
In total we walked for seven hours on day one, arriving at Halfway Guesthouse an hour before sunset. The guesthouse was placed in an amazing position with a ...
... snowmen (in classic China-style, empty medal soda cans were used as arms--trash finds its way). This was a blast; watching adult Malaysians throw snowballs and roll around in the snow was like watching little kids on Christmas. Obviously, they don't see snow a lot living in their climate. By the end of this, everyone was exhausted from slipping and sliding through the snow. We took the cable car back down, got in the van, and headed to Tiger Leaping Gorge.
If you recall, I've ...
Both woke up today in complete agony, nothing that a freezing cold shower, a cuppa English tea and some naxi bread to start us going.
With only a 3 hour hike downwards today towards another village where you head even further down into the gorge we took our time and enjoyed the views. Arriving at Tina's guesthouse where the gorge meets the road called for a celebration so a plate of egg fried rice was ordered and James made another cuppa english ( levels are ...
... the difficult 9 bends by 3pm, when we stopped at the halfway point, more or less - showers, dinner and enjoying the changing colours on the nearby mountains as the sun went down brought our day to a close.
On the road again by 8am, we moved towards the end of the mountain trek and on to the ...