Tiangui International Hotel
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... money. The owner of the hostel said that if I wanted to carpool with three other people, she could arrange a trip for us tomorrow, but she didn't specify where.
I quickly fell asleep and the other woman in my room woke me up.
"OK, we found four people, do you want to go to Heng Shan tomorrow?" she said.
"No, no mountains," I mumbled, in a half-asleep daze. "Thanks, though. I've had enough mountains."
... interpretation of Buddha and other figures changed which was really cool. As we made our way to the final set of caves we learned that the larger and more ornate caves were sponsored by the various emperors and local officials who were strong Buddhists, but as the times changed the final set of smaller and less detailed caves were done by local people without the financial backing of the government. It was interesting to observe these differences and while the ...
... approach to this art form is entirely non-ironic. She has a good voice; unfortunately she thinks it is somewhat better...) We were also exposed to the extremely strange videos with no relevance whatsoever to the the tune. All in all, it passed the evening and got us through our food hangover!
Wed 1st October: E: At the first Beijing meeting, we had been alerted about 'Golden Week', the national holiday that commences on the anniversary of the declaration of the ...
... 1st millennium AD. Very cool. In addition the Chinese have turned the area into a very large park complex with a museum. Worth a visit. Returning to Datong, Jamie and I walked the area a bit, immersing ourselves in proper Chinese culture, which is complete pandemonium as expected. Having a scratchy throat from the filthy polluted air I turned in early.
Today we ...
... come close to our nightmare! We squeezed ourselves down the aisle to get to our seats (with our rucksacks!) only to find a woman (+family) had laid her sleeping baby across our 3 seats. I then argued almost fought for my paid seats, because the mother with her baby only had a standing ticket for a 6 hour train journey. No comment in the toilet needless to say we waited! So we arrived in a random mining town at ...