Xin An Country Villa Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... time, up and down the line I hear people calling to each other and remarking that the 'respectable foreigner' speaks Chinese. They tell each other which words I used and that I come from the Netherlands. Yes, this respectable foreigner surely left an impression... When we reach the top we report to a hotel, and mention we reserved a tent. I had quite some fantasies about camping in the pine forest, the possible views into deep ravines, scraggy mountain ...
... is breaking with a tradition of thousands of years regarding agriculture. The old generation had to produce for survival. Now we see a younger generation still using every piece of flat land to grow vegetables - out of habit. But the young generation moves from the country side to the city, and loses the age old Chinese affinity with the land. They are the cell phone generation. Guangzhou is in the center of one of the ...
This morning the alarm went at 4.30am to head up the hill to see sunrise. I rolled over and opened the curtain to see low clouds and lots of rain. So we all met in the corridor in our jammies to agree to go back to bed! The beds were very comfortable and after an hour I fell asleep again, solidly until 8 when we got up to get ready for our second day on Mount Huangshan. We got covered in our waterproofs and headed out into ...
... and ticket offices. So we eventually (with the help of Brendon speaking Chinese!) worked out that we bought tickets there and went into what looked like a cable car building to get a bus to the starting temple from which you walked. From the temple it was indeed then clear which staircase to take! The stairs were steep and unrelenting; suddenly the "only 15km" seemed huge. We wandered up, enjoying the views until we were in the cloud and the rain was pouring down. This weather ...
... point, we climbed to where the chains were and the wind was blowing the clouds and fog all over the place and any dry patches left on us turned into mini lakes... It was absolutely stunning. There were little locks hooked to the chains and they had icy drops all over them. It was so beautiful. The mist and fog made it all so magical. I am so lucky my phone didn't get ruined. It was so wet, but I couldn't put it away... I didn't want to miss any photos. ...