Tian Shang Ren Jian Hotel
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Arriving bleary eyed off the sleeper train from Datong we were convinced by a fierce little old lady that she and her box with wheels (sort of tuk-tuk, but fundamentally a box with wheels) could easily and quickly take us to our hostel. Ten minutes later we were still bouncing down the streets of the old city as she asked locals for directions. Eventually, in the Chinese way, her hard efforts paid off and we arrived at our beautiful hostel set in ...
... of Shanxi Tourism Bureau, and Head of China Daily Shanxi Bureau.
Totally 25 members were participated on this event from various nationality. The meeting went very well with everyone's self introduction. We had this meeting for 45 mins and moved on for dinner.
... Even Shannon laughed.
Back to the room for a second java. Readied to leave at the ungodly time of c 1020. Am I the Papa Dorky Smurf or the Blue Demon in my raingear?
Ran into PSG out for a morning hangover meander. Walked with them to the supermarket, getting some small things like soap, chips, etc [20Y].
I did not have the best sense of direction nor recall of places in Pingyao. Trav thought I should ...
... I was Super Smurf [per Peta, whoever he is]. I would later rename myself to the Blue Demon, more of a lucha llibre name.
We walked to the edge of the East Gate to get into vans for the 1H drive. I lucked into a front seat on the way up, giving it up on the way back. We picked up the third van somewhere outside the ancient town en route. The gears grinded every time they shifted.
From what I saw of Pingyao, the new part is rather staid and old. We ...
... on my final caramel/latte at the moment. Two purchases for Pingyao are more coffee of whatever shape or form and a bottle of rum if possible.
Leisurely start at 0900 today. I would have been just as happy to spend an extra hour in Pingyao, even if we are there for 3 nights.
The trip leg to Xian is much easier than the leg to Kashgar in a couple of obvious ways. First, it is a lot shorter, about half the length from the casual ...