Tianyuan Hot Spring Hotel
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- Buses to Xiahe depart from Lanzhou South Bus Station - four per day at 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 14:30. Tickets cost 74.5 CNY and the journey is about 3 hours 30 minutes. The same is true for the reverse journey.
- The Love Hostel is located in a residential apartment building. It is better than its reviews online suggest, though (somehow) they have managed to put up a photo of the adjacent tower block on their hostelworld page... Look for the blue ...
... they really were in a hurry!
But that doesn't matter! We're in Beijing now! The capital of China, home to over 22 million people. Lots on the program for this city, excited! Find a taxi and get to the hotel ASAP so we can start some sightseeing.. Found the taxi, now get to the hotel. We show the address on the reservation form, taxi driver checks it with someone else and off we go. All of the sudden the taxi driver stops on the side of the road ...
Tomorrow (Christmas Day) we will be revisting the orphanage to say a more proper thank you and goodbye to the men, women and children there. And we will also be able to take photos and videos for Josie to look at and know how much she was loved here in China as well.
Merry Christmas to all of you. God bless you for your love and kindness during this journey.
Rebecca, Dana and Josie
... he prepares the noodles: video link to come!
Next we go shopping. Disclaimer: I don't like shopping to begin with. Not in the states, not in NZ, not anywhere. So I was anxious to say the least, and rightfully so. This proved to be the most stressful and irritating part of the trip and the reason we ended up back at our hotel 1/2 way through the day to take a nap. We get to a huge market/shopping center to shop for a camera lens which I'm thinking will ...
... s energy, curb the Yangzi's tendency to flood and channel some of the country's wealth, for long concentrated along the coastal regions, into China's heartland. However, creating a 400 mile (645 km) long reservoir has also meant the relocation of many thousands of people, the obliteration of important cultural sites, and long-term environmental damage.