Wu Zhou Xiu Xian Hotel
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... lunch so paid the difference [1Y].
The savoury pork was better for me than the chicken. Had the corn the local way per Jason ie with nil on it. Mine was more done and accordingly had a more carmelized taste. Tried a dumpling from Trav which was very good and some calamari from Jason. Trav got some beers for the return walk. It was good fun.
Back to the hotel to complete the blog and hopefully catch up on some sleep. Bed after 2230.
... all around. Jurgen at one stage said he was not a king but a queen. Had a Tsing Tao beer as well. [30Y].
A climb to the Black Dragon Temple thereafter. It was a nice spot, expansive and positioned high above the Yellow River. Some 45M there was enough.
Off again at 1445 but just a handful of minutes before our departure point. Shannon, Trav and the Boy Toys decided to walk; Neil, jog. The environment was terraced fields, leading to the village ...
One of the top two sleeps of China so far, just getting up once c 0200 and then turning over to see 0620 on the watch; whee! Ablutions and computer time until java break with Trav after 0700. Finalized yesterday's blog and shot the **** with my roomie.
Down for 0900 brekkie which was pretty similar to yesterday. The twins and I were slagging anything English. Dave asked if there was anything good an Englishman could do for me. I ...
... the night market. He was told to come back at 1500.
We went into a handful of museums dedicated to armed escorts, banking establishments and upscale homes. They were all included in the ticket from yesterday. All of these places had exhibits with some English re various rooms, etc. It was again meat and potatoes' touring.
The banking establishments were of special note. Pingyao was the centre of Chinese banking in the 19th and 20th centuries. With the ...
... Ancient City Museum as a group but lost PSG in the maze. The place was more the meat and potatoes' stuff of a society with areas dedicated to milling, administrative, the courts and prisons. It may not be glamourous but it's needed to make a society run.
Opted for a beer thereafter and got some sticker shock at 58Y per small bottle. The sticker shock put a damper on things and was a 'welcome to Pingyao' moment when we were paying 10Y for ...