Ruida Business Hotel Lanzhou Yinbin
Travel Blogs from Lanzhou
... of clothes and at 7.30pm we headed for the Club Lounge for free drinks and dinner as part of the $50 upgrade. Met up with some more fellow cruisers.
Ordered transfers to the port the next day from the concierge. A GL8 for the Hacketts and Taxi for us as we did not want to be hassled again tomorrow, and then hit the sack after another 18 hour day for what was supposed to be a 2 hour flight, 1 hour taxi ride, 30 minute bullet train and 10 minute taxi to our hotel.
... that we went for dinner in the mensa of the University campus. Students cannot cook at their home since they live in a dorm (never cooking yourself, another weird thing for me), so there is a mensa (restaurant) at the campus. We had nice Chinese rice table with my friends classmates and his roommates and then I had to leave to catch the bus to the airport. So that was my day in Lanzhou and I would be off to the south of China to find a totally different side of this country:)
... delivers the information. He breaks it to us that the waves won't be 12' high, they will be 20' high and that everyone should take any precautions they felt necessary. So, we tidied up our stateroom and locked everything down so we wouldn't get hit with any projectiles in the middle of the night.
This is not the first cruise Jan and I have been on. And because we have sailed with Princess before, we received an invitation to a ...
I thought this was going to be "Not a good
week really - 2".
We lost our internet connection a couple of
weeks ago, and after topping up the card with more money we managed to get on a
couple of times - but then nothing. After a week of trying, testing friends
laptops, testing friends apartment's internet, buying a ...
... we decide to head on down to explore the monastery from ground level.
We cross the river on an old wooden bridge passing women dressed in traditional Tibetan sheepskin coats "kowtowing" their way to the temple. They clasp their palms together in front of them, bend at the waist and then slide their hands and knees on the ground completely prostrating themselves. Their hands and knees are covered with the soles of shoes or pieces of worn leather for protection. Some ...