Xin Xing Yuan Business Hotel
Travel Blogs from Linfen
... the Lemur Crowd, Petulant and Dave.
Felt pretty tired over the last 50k to Yan'An. We turned off the highway by 1520 but it took us a further 25M to reach the Yan'An Revolutionary Museum, even with Lou driving the wrong way on a one way street.
Arriving at the museum, Dave asked if we needed to take our gear off the truck. To enter a museum, Dave? Trav called him 'Captain Obvious'.
The museum itself was new and huge. I ...
... Dinner was fine. There were too many rave reviews about it, the alcohol impacting judgments of some.
Lou had some sort of speaker system. Some of the music was better than other numbers. Some dancing ensued, including Graham who was quite far gone. Trav, I would put your performance at between giddy and goofy, especially picking up a frog and having it drop some 2' to the ground from your hands.
Things quelled by 2230 or so. It was time for bed.
... The beer was a weak 2.5% effort [36Y].
Ran into hatless Shannon who came to an exhibit or two with us. Trav and I took the mickey out of each other whenever possible, undoubtedly confusing the lad.
Tried to find the Fire Temple to no avail. The rain continued, if anything a bit harder in the afternoon. We gave us and came back to the room to fine no electricity and no water. Dragoman might consider another ...
... an industrial section, smokestacks adding to global warming with a vengeance.
Drivers approaching an oncoming overtaking vehicle just move over to their right, the shoulders becoming a third lane. It is the same everywhere in the world.
The Zhanghi Ancient Fortress was used as a wapons storage facility in imperial days. During WWII, locals hid from the Japanese in its tunnels. The complex was founded some 1,600 years ago. Its geographic location made ...
... of which I am obliged to point out I won. Trav and I had fun taking the mickey out of Englishman Dave.
Fields of corn took up much of the countryside. Jason later told me southern China is the rice growing region of the country.
A loo break followed. Jason said corn is largely fed to the pigs in China. If you eat it, you eat it without any butter, etc for more sweetness.
Ahmed is always smiling. He largely keeps to hinself ...