Taihang State Guest House
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... have been times when they have needed to be reminded of who they are where they come from and why they are here, but the great thing about a Sacred man is that they know what you mean when you talk about giving and giving back. In years to come I hope these guys will be able to look back and be able to say they travelled to China with each other and learnt more about themselves through the experience. Sacred on ...
... bus back, so they didn't need the public bus. Who cares about the Canadian sitting here waiting right? I had to wait another hour for the next one, eventually a group of funny ladies sat down next to me and gave me some sunflower seeds and dates. Together we waited a long time.
We took the bus back when it finally came, I fell asleep and when I woke up they were gone. I took another ...
... deep fried goodies, when out of the corner of my eye, I saw a noodle table... yesssssssss. Noodles for lunch, finally. I also introduced Madelleine to some Chinese pastries that I love and she liked them a lot.
From there, we went to Kai Yuan temple, which had a giant bixi (turtle-beast) that some construction workers found when digging up a street in 2000. There was another old white man from England who I said hi to, but I still feel very skeptical ...
We had a four day weekend because of my school's sports day on Thursday and Friday. So, I asked my couchsurfers Madelleine and Laura if I could follow them for a while. They were headed to Zhengding, a small suburb of Shijiazhuang, which has a larger number of pagodas and temples than most places do.
I took the bus on Thursday morning and headed to Shijiazhuang. It was completely empty, that's why I love the bus. About two hours into the ...
NOTE: This entry will span two days.
Day 10: Beijing to Shijiazhuang to Beijing
There is a very interesting place called Cangyan Mountain in Hebei Province. Hebei is a province that has in its centre, the city of Beijing. The trip to Cangyan took a few transfers. The first was the impressive platypus-nosed bullet train that comfortably sucks you across the province at warp speed and in smooth comfort. After coming ...