Tiangui International Hotel
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... to our vehicles. So while we were away, an engineer organized the brackets to be made and fitted to the front of Skippy and the back of Red Tilly.
We were so surprised when we came back from Beijing and the brackets were finished. We collected the bikes, we bought a blue one and the Bartons bought a coffee coloured one, and had a few rides around the car park.
Andy had a few rounds of tennis in the courts next to the ...
... content- 2.5%!) Oolong tea. Amazingly good value only Y140 or about NZ$ 28. (All in all, one of the most impressive meals we've had, so we went back and did it all again for dinner on Weds, minus dessert and plus oat dumplings and unidentifiable but delicious meat dumplings billed as 'crab' instead of the ones above. Pu er tea instead of oolong, Tsingtao instead of Snow beer - enjoyed the extra 1.5% alcohol very much!) Pretty poor exercise day having spent most of it on the ...
... Hanging Temple on the way.
The Hanging Temple is suspended along a cliff face. Precariously tied to the wall of the river gorge by invisible attachments. Built in a time when there was serious persecution of Buddhists this collection of 40 prayer halls has survived against the odds. This temple is use by Taoists, Buddhist ...
... to drive all the way back to
Datong. This day was kind of tiring, so everybody in the minivan, including me
enjoyed a nice nap !
Around 6pm we arrived back in town, where the driver dropped us at the train
station. I said goodbye to the 2 Belgian girls and prolongued my way to the
hotel. I dropped of my bag and went out to find something to calm down my
Back in the hotel I met 2 Slovakian girls, living in London. They were heading
... showered, scruffy looking travelers were going to grace a posh hotel!!
Fortunately a person in our group of 4 could speak some Chinese, so we were able to find out that there was a bus to a town called Jining and from there we could catch a train to Datong. It all sounds good in theory! The bus was easy enough to catch and for a 6 hour trip it was relatively pleasant, the interesting bit was when we got to Jining. There was a lovely lady on ...