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Travel Blogs from Linfen
... In the morning it is a walk down from the village to get on the truck and off to the Yellow river to visit the Black Dragon Temple. I was disappointed to find that there were no Black dragon, only green ones. The Black Dragon was a god who lived in the Yellow River Valley. Agreat view of the river from the hillside temple and as we're we're so early in the morning we had it all to ourselves. Even the tourist stalls were not set ...
... Gate, and then worked my way back to my hotel through one of the main pedestrian shopping streets. As one of the very very few western tourist in Pingyao (my understanding is it hasn't been discovered by western tourists in a big way yet so it's primarily a Chinese tourist destination), I was approached repeatedly by Chinese tourists who wanted to get their pictures taken with me. This ...
... plateaus to rest. We cheated and took the cable car down knowing we also had a bus to catch back to Pingyao.
Getting a public bus to the bus station in the nearby city wasn't straight forward as taxi drivers surrounded us. If I can give any of the countries I have travelled a piece of advice it would be to organise official taxi ranks because the scamming only irritates tourists and prevents them from returning. We did get the first bus but by the time ...
It is a holiday today and the quaint town of Pingyao is full of Chinese tourists who travelled miles and miles to bump into each other the whole day. So you need a powernap to recouperate. Fortunately there is always a chair somewhere in the streets of a Chinese town, so you borrow it without asking.
5 April ...
- Ryan Andres told me about Mian Shan - he had seen a photo of it and tracked down where it was - he was just there a few years prior - seems pretty touristy now, but amazing!
- Mian Shan Mountain - went with people from the ...
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