Tiangui International Hotel
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... 000 more cars on the road. (Did I already blog about this? Too hard to access my own blog to check!) The driving is not nearly as crazy as I imagine it to be in place like India but it is a lot more creative than we are accustomed to. Today we even saw a man serenely toodling along on his motor scooter going the wrong direction on the highway.
And many of the "trucks" are 3 wheeled vehicles with a motor scooter front and a truck bed about 4 feet wide and 6 feet long. ...
... ticket attendant for the city wall said "This ticket is for North Wall, East Wall and South Wall", my obvious question was "What about the West Wall?". His answer was "It's still being built". In a stroke of genius, the wall has been combined with the museum of architecture and modern art. In a second stroke of genius there is no warning of this, so you round a corner or look over a wall and are surprised by some bizarre ...
... disheveled we walk into the large lobby of the Howard Johnson Jindi Plaza to be greeted by video cameras, paparazzi photography and a large group of suited people cheering after every few statements delivered across a loud PA......ekkkkk. We are sidelined off by a hotel rep and lead round to the check in. Thankfully, although it's only 8 in the morning we are able to check in and James is able to get some well needed rest and load up on paracetamol, ibuprofen and antihistamine. ...
... Hanging Monastery is (also) a Buddhist temple, what makes this one special is that it is built into a mountain. Take a look at the photos, the temple leans on beams in the mountain. The vertical pillars that you see in the picture, you think that that supports the structure, but it's purely optical illusion, created to let tourists feel that they are completely safe! Truly an impressive sight! This was actually my other previous 1,5 week. Tomorrow I ...
... to see but glad we hadn't went out our way to see it as we had already seen a few similar including eight dragon wall in a park in beijing.
On leaving Datong we choose an over night journey which was our first experience of a sleeper, there was a corridor down one side with open compartments. Each compartment had six beds, three stacked at each side. It was comfortable though and slept ...