Travel Blogs from Hohhot
We were woken at 8am by our tour guide and went to the house for breakfast of fried bread and milk tea with strange seeds added to the top. After packing up we got in the minivan for the 2.5 hour drive back to Hohhot, making use of our helpful guide to book us some more accommodation! The driver dropped us off a short walk away from ...
... little coffee house, where we relaxed with wifi and cappuccinos. A heavy and quite unexpected rain storm decended whilst we were in the cafe and we waited for it to clear before walking on to Carrefour for a snack stock up. We agreed to give the local temples a miss and continued our day of walking finally reaching Little Sheep hotpot restaurant for dinner. Here we started with a bubbling broth which ...
Following a ten-hour train journey (without a seat) I finally arrived in Inner Mongolia, with extremely sore legs! Inner Mongolia is in the North of China and has beautiful mountains, desert and grasslands. It is home to one of China's many ethnic minorities, the Mongols, and I was thrilled that the next day I would be staying with ...
... though that this is just the park, it's like this every day. This is my kind of town.
People are so excited to see us. It's a town with a near non existent tourism industry, so a group of 13 westerners must seem an oddity. There is, thankfully, not a lot of touristy stuff to do.
So we spend the day meeting people, dancing in the park to the live music played there, being photographed by strangers (which I am now used ...
... for the day to arrive. On the plus side, last week Hohhot finally started to warm up a lot, going from minus temperatures to the 20s. And even better news is that we have the next weekend off due to the May holiday and the students have to go to their public schools during that weekend, which means they cannot make it to class. Therefore, we have decided to go and have a picnic at one of the nearby parks! Exciting days. Well, that's all for this update. Stay tuned for the next big ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking