Xin Ding Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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There's a bit of that here, of course, (inner peace through impulse buying---okay, well a lot of it) but it's also truly holy place, similar in feel to how I've felt in Jerusalem and the Vatican City in Rome.
And it is amazing. Absolutely amazing. It's a time warp visit to a place that is a little in this century and a lot in a way …
... like touching or rubbing us. It's very sweet. It is interesting to note that the "real" Dalai Lama actually resides in India. Unless he will renounce his political activities, he is not allowed to live in China or Tibet. In the evening, we enjoyed a craft market and festive Tibetan Wedding Ceremony, including folk dance performances by beautiful Tibetan girls and musicians singing songs and playing ancient ...
... yet the people here don't turn to violence for an answer. I thought that the Chinese professor had touched a very true reality. The Mongolian people is leaving behind its Budhist beliefs to jumpsbody and soul in the consumer society. So what I don't have and the others have, I grab by force if necessary. This explanation appeals to meTomorrow afternoon, I am flying to Beijing where i will arrive late. So probably I won't write an entry then.
... also lifting the dark stain of the timber structure. On the ground floor was a large unimposing high seat, covered by a golden yellow cloth, where the Dalai Lama would have audiences. People lined up all the way through the temple waiting to pay homage to the various gods, carrying flasks of yak butter, which they poor a little of into containers burning nearby. There are approximately 50 rooms to visit within the temple, so am not ...
... our hotel to have our proposed dinner translated into Chinese so we could give it to one of the restaurants along the main street and hope for the best. After much loud talking and phone calls by the manageress we ended up with a stir fry that we were glad to consume, before heading to the hotel for some shut-eye.
We thought we were the only guests in the 230 room ...