Xinya Hotel

No.12 Xidajie, Pingliang, Gansu, 744000, China | Hotel
 

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Sacred mountain ..emperor meets God.

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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Well this was a surprise...the travel notes made it sound like we were going for a country walk....and it turns out the we went to a National Park that protects the mythical meeting place of An Emperor and the Gods which is scared to the Taoist religion. The park is mountainous and on every ledge is perched a temple, a pavilion or sanctuary ..inhabited ...

A tasty hotpot

A travel blog entry by serialtraveler

A drive back the way we came to Pingliang. Driving across the rivers, could really see how much flooding there had been in previous days. In the evening we headed back to our favourite hotpot restaurant. Disappointed to find that the staff ...

Mt Kongtong revisited

A travel blog entry by murrayrudd

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... that swarmed us at lunch. One large family group was also quite something – pricey cameras, loud clothes, a poodle strapped to a woman's front in a kind of dog baby carrier, and a lot of noise. We tried hard to avoid them but seemed to have a knack for coming round corners and running right into them.

We’re off on the road tomorrow morning, so will be into new territory ...

A climb to Heaven

A travel blog entry by serialtraveler

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... up into a poster and put up on the wall alongside pictures of all their other special guests, we presumed. They were gone well over an hour with my memory card, so my other holiday pics may soon well be plastered over Piangliang too! Eventually they returned, and kindly had a printed photo for us, to stick up on the board inside the truck. A few beers by the square to finish the ...

Mountain top temples (updated)

A travel blog entry by murrayrudd

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Today did a trip near Pingliang to the Mt Kongtong area. This area, one of the most important sites for Taoism in China, has a series of temples perched up on the ridges of a mountaintop.

My laptop has died again, so I only managed to get a portion of the photos from today transferred to the blog. I will update once I can get a new power cable in Xian tomorrow or the following day.

This was a beautiful area. Once again, however, the noise at the ...

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This hotel, located on No.12 Xidajie, Pingliang, is near Zhangshiyan Scenic Area.
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