Xiang Dian International Hotel
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... for us to leave Hunan Province and make our way North West towards Chongqing and Sichuan provinces. Avatar Park was an unmissable experience but reasonably hard work due to the total lack of information - with the benefit of hindsight I have been able to find the following excellent map online which (if you are visiting) could save you hours of confusion!
... t Chinese) he tried to get us to pay more by saying things like "It's all fresh this morning" "went to supermarket this morning". This we were prepared to put up with but he was exceptionally rude to Kenneth (our Chinese friend) who of course could understand what he was saying so we stormed off (only to buy snacks from the same place which charged us even more as we deprived him of potential dinner money).
We were all pretty glum when a Canadian ...
The plan was to climb Tianmen (not to be confused with a square) mountain which dominated the skyline to the south (think I put up a picture of the place in my last blog) originally we planned to meet up with a tour guide Laura had booked but following advice from westerners (basically anyone who isn't Chinese. Americans, French, Russians etc) and our hotel manager we took the decision to cancel the night before (he was overcharging us by quite a margin ...
... travel involves a lot of document showing we had to be there pretty early and on arrival at Changsha Station we were greeted by two Giraffe cut bushes kissing each other (it was clearly going to be a long day). We sat in McDonalds for a good while (yes I have now eaten a McDonald's Breakfast and I hated it).
The train was comfortable enough (even after the 5 1/2 hours it took to reach Zhengjiajie. We were all sat reasonably close to each other which was good too. Next ...
... the mountain, and then landed on a bridge with his parachute near the bottom of the range. In 2007, the “French Spiderman” Alain Roberts, climbed the east side of the formation using nothing but a chalk bag, which upon seeing the potential fall from here, seems both incredibly brave and foolish. The cable car to the top is over 4 1/2 miles long, said to be the longest in world, but only has 98 cars.
Unfortunately, today is a ...