Yangguang Haiyue Hotel

No.3 Daqing Road, Cheng District, Datong, Shanxi, 037006, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Datong

DaTong, Lanzhou, and Halloween

A travel blog entry by alexandmarymac on Nov 11, 2013

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... to offer. We were able to see a monastery constructed over 1,500 years ago built right off the side of a mountain! It was incredible. Next we headed about 30 minutes away to see the Yunan Grottoes, amazing cave carvings that we could explore. We had a blast chilling in the hotel and getting massages and drinking copious amounts of wine... normal girls weekend trip things! :)

While Jess and I ...

Datong - a reinvention

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 23, 2013

... then painted brilliant colors - blue, red, green - some of which remains. The caves are ornate, every inch of the ceilings and walls carved, often depicting whole stories such as that of the Nepalese prince Sakyamuni. The stories were familiar to me from the intro to Buddhism class i took at Bard, and more recently from Tradewinds, but seeing them depicted like this was amazing.
Some of the caves had suffered from exposure to wind and rain but not as much ...

The problem is Spam.

A travel blog entry by yelkins on Sep 30, 2012

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... is why they can’t find the knife in my bag but it is so clear on the scan. After my bag is repeatedly emptied by numerous people including myself they then wonder if it is concealed. It was. Somehow through all of our travelling a pen knife that my mum bought me for my Duke of Edinburgh training had found its way into my wash bag. After saying sorry more times than I can count they took down all my information and took the knife away. They told me that I ...

The winding Alleys

A travel blog entry by gearoids on Aug 25, 2011

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... to show me where the water supply for the area was. I was in a mini square, about 4m wide, scrubbing my clothes with families looking out their doors watching the crazy paddy. Back at his place Guoxiang made sure we were comfortable before heading back to work. His room mate explained he worked a lot because he was saving to go travelling. Something I can understand and wish him the best.
Sleeping bags were laid out, alarms set and I was soon fast asleep. ...

Moving on - Datong

A travel blog entry by markandjo on Mar 09, 2011

2 comments, 21 photos

... of the main reasons we had decided to make our way to Datong were the Yungang Caves. These grottoes are incredible, but we had never heard of them before we started planning our trip. They are like the Chinese version of the temples in Egypt with very intricate carvings, paintings and sculptures. The 51,000 carvings were ...


This hotel, located in the Downtown area of Datong, is near Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hanging Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen, and Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda.
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