Fu Rong Leading Hotel
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Niubei Shan was the first time doing any sightseeing in China where I did not have to pay an entrance fee. This became obvious as we journeyed up the mountain. There is nothing on the mountain. It is literally just a huge and tall mountain with a great view at the top. So a group of us hired two Tibetan guys with Toyota Landcruiser Prados (great vehicle) to take us all the way up to the top. At the very top there was a lot ...
... the entrance. That was our plan, but like many things on this trip, that is not
what actually happened. At the very first stop, we were kicked off of the bus
with the rest of the tourists to start the hike up. The park was absolutely
beautiful. There were waterfalls and lakes of vibrant blues. Lofty peaks
floating over us covered by wispy clouds. It was truly magical.
Unfortunately, the beauty and serenity of the place was
... They found our reservation, asked for our passports and then informed us our reservation had expired and that they had no more rooms left except for a deluxe suite which ran over 1000 rmb a night! No way. We knew they were fleecing us after seeing our Canadian passports so we frantically tried to find another place. Miraculously he found us a room, the exact same one for 40 rmb over our original price. We gave in and booked it for two nights and headed upstairs for ...
... who created the original system. It is a very impressive site, set in a beautiful area of the mountains. Parts of the temple were damaged by the earthquake, but had been restored to their original beauty. I even got my fortune told by an old man in one part of the temple - first had to shake a box of bamboo sticks while kneeling before an altar, then one finally fell out (actually three, but I was told to use ...
... season!" Now I'm thinking "****, I gotta get some fat back on me or I'm going to look like skeletor!" As of today I am on the reverse China diet: getting as close to finishing my meals as possible and having an extra meal around 10 or 11 p.m. plus eating snacks throughout the day. I'm going to hold off on running for a few days as well but hopefully chowing down a little more will be all I need to change :)
Well that's all for now, my friend Winnie is here!