Xilan International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lanzhou
... My grandmother had taught me, saying that even though it was a women's practice it is always helpful to know) and she gave me her secrets on how to make the famous pulled noodles.
After a while, she asked," "So, are you from here? I have not seen you in the marketplace before."
"No. My home town is Chang'an, and I am on a trading expedition along the Sillk Road. My final destination is Hami."
She looked slightly disappointed, "Well, then I ...
... your brows where the frown lines form—and the temples, just outside the eyes’ outer corners.” Wu is convinced the facial massage produces a measurable result, because “15 years ago, when I was just beginning to use Botox and fillers in my practice, I offered to inject my 55-year-old mother. But when I sat her down in my office chair, I suddenly realized that LASER MACHINE she had no ...
... River with loads of rapids and waterfalls - way down below me - the pictures tell the story better than words! It is said that a tiger, in his attempt to get away from hunters, leapt onto a huge rock in the middle of the roaring rapids, and across to the other side of the gorge - to freedom - hence the name Tiger Leaping Gorge. Do not know whether this is fact or fiction - but it sounds good anyway.
I got to Half-Way House at ...
... a time not just one. While we were watching the ceremony we collected quite a few sweets. It was certainly a different experience and one of our party was invited to go forward and say something. She handled it well, said how we were from UK and Australia and gave our best wishes to the bride and groom etc. Our local guide went forward to interpret for her.
That over, we went on to have our lunch in another room.
We then had a two ...
... Most of us shared tents during time, I shared with
Bambi and Peachy and also I did give them boys (Trav & Peach) my
tent a couple if times to share as there was no chance in getting
pegs in the ground and neither of theirs were free standing.
One night me and Bambi thought we would try and warm up by signing random cheesy party tunes of her ipod, like
supercalifragilisticexpialidocious and music man and agadoo, it was
quite entertaining, well ...