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... one but none of these ones hung quite as precariously. Off to the wooden pagoda about an hour away which turned out to be in a really funky town that would be worth staying in but we were doing a mad dash to see the sites and catch a late train out. Due to the short timelines we ran around at mach ten, took a few photos and got back in the car for a crazy drive to the Yungang Caves with about 45 minutes left before closing. It wouldn't have been so bad if it wasn't such a massive ...
... How is this fair?? A shuttle bus took us part way up the mountain and we were then to continue to hike the remaining part ourselves. It was a good four hour hike passing through beautiful archways, viewpoints and historical landmarks. Although it was expensive, the views were truly beautiful and it's something I recommend you do if you visit China. I don't recommend running up the steps when you think your nearly at the top though as you are not!, and there are ...
... sweeping the streets with twig brooms.
The old town of Pingyao is enclosed by classic looking Chinese walls and the streets feel like you are stepping back in time! It's the classic China you imagine from pictures.. oriental roof tops, red lanterns and amazingly decorated doorways.
All we did there was pretty much just walk and walk all around the streets soaking it all in.. At night the ...
... Lonely Planet (the first being the
already visited city tower). We made our way to the city wall and bought our
pass for 120 yuan. This pass is good for 3 days and gets us into 18 historical
buildings throughout the city. We walked along bout a fourth of the wall, which
allowed us to gaze down into the side streets where the 45,000 residents within
the city wall reside. We then went into several museums along the main road,
which were accessible thanks to ...
... from which we got a great views of Pingyao and especially the quieter lanes where the locals homes really show there age. Because it is low season we only saw 3 other westerns during our 3 day stay, the ancient city was deserted which made it feel even more magical. We braved the cold and went exploring down the narrow lanes in search of that authentic photograph. Like Bhaktapur in Nepal, we had to pay to visit the old buildings, temples, towers and city wall. Our trick with the ...