Travel Blogs from Linfen
... series of defence tunnels that were 1400 years old! We decided not to get a guide and inside an old temple found the stairs leading underground. The tunnel network was simply amazing, spreading over 1500 meters and spanning three different levels. Most of the network wasn't bricked and even gently touching the ceiling sent the damp clay like surface crumbling to the ground - quite disconcerting given the small space and having heard that one exit had collapsed! We couldn't get ...
... above the grassy roofs. For dinner we found a very atmospheric restaurant within the Yide Hotel, with classic and classy Chinese decor. Here we enjoyed excellent sweet & sour pork, eggplant with coriander and flat noodles as well as very good wifi. Wandered back through the packed touristy streets to our guesthouse for a fairly early night. Stayed at Harmony Guesthouse, Pingyao [T&J Rating: 2/5] Both Finished book - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald [T&J Rating: ...
... took a picture. They were all astonished and didn’t really seem to understand how the white piece of paper that came out of the camera became coloured at the end. The smile on their faces was priceless when I handed them over a few pics. Proudly they showed off and bragged (I hope my Chinese was that good to figure it out) with people passing by on the street!
Besides that nothing extraordinary happened. After the big ...
... camera, I grabbed my iPhone and opened an app I downloaded:
Important phrases in Mandarin, with audio!! One of them would be quite useful
during my trip: “can I take a picture of you?” ha ha I put my iPhone speaker on maximum since I
had the feeling this grandma was deaf lol
I had to repeat it a few times, so it proved my point :p At the end she
understood what the little robotic voice was telling and nodded J
Not even five ...
... entertaining and even more so when they come right up to the window of the restaurant/cafe you're in and peer through - if ever you wandered what it was like to be a Monkey in a Zoo, go to a smaller Chinese town and spend a day wandering around and sat in windows. The prize for effort goes to the group of 3 Chinese ladies who came up to our Guesthouse window before running in and each sitting on the guesthouse sofa to pose for photos with Gem....
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