- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... load. The clarity was better than ever and today we can see vapour trails through the sky. At least that was until we started driving south towards Beijing, for two reasons. The first seems to be our proximity to Beijing and the other is the smoke being billowed from the exhausts of the two non-turbo cars in front as our altitude increases. When we got above 1000m a few days ago the smoke was more than before but today we have been between 1100m and ...
We start rolling at 7.30 am and visit an old Tibetan Putuo Zongcheng Temple that is a small copy of Potala palace of Lhasa. At around 6 pm we arrive to Hohhot and one of the sponsors Beaume organizes a welcoming party with bright Lion dance, champagne and big dinner with Chinese wine. Most of the guests get drunk. And we stay in the lobby until midnight with another bottle of wine. Today is really an exhausting day with plenty of alcohol.
... much more grand and appointed yurt, complete with a raised floor! This is high living, grassland style! The folks who have come for the evening are partly here to shoot a video for MTV featuring their daughter, a beautiful 11 year old, dressed in periwinkle blue and white set against the warmth of the setting sun as she performed for the video crew. Her mother, a tall and stately woman is dressed in a green silk dress with a traditional headdress with flowing beads and glistening ...
... by this point. There was one that I wanted to go in, but by the time I found it it was closed for the day.
On my last day I went to the Mongolian History Museum, which was brilliant. Again the bus route was a bit confusing (but you can't really complain for a 10p single that gets you across the whole city!) but I got there okay. The museum was pretty big and well worth a visit. It had a big section on dinosaurs, which I ...
... mistake... but it turned out he hadn't. After that I was trying to find way to escape casually leave him. He returned to random chit-chat for a few minutes before bringing it up again. He even offered me 50 kuai (about £5) if I would go along with it, and he invited me to his house. Eventually he got the message and left me alone.
I tried some Mongolian beer, which tasted like any other lager, and some Mongolian alcoholic milk, ...