Shanxi Yingze Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taiyuan
Fantastic pedicure and foot massage. Didn't realise until walking afterwards just how completely shot-to-**** my feet were, it felt like walking on air.
Befriended a Spanish couple that we had seen in the same restaurant a us yesterday and shared a taxi to the train station together. It was awesome to meet fellow climbers and especially ones who focus that travelling and vacations around climbing!!
NEVER again will i travel by cattle ...
... November 2nd) (Saturday)
I was beyond happy that we were finally get to return to Beijing. However, we did get to check out the peak we were supposed to see the day before. I chose to take the bus there because I was not in the mood to walk.
The peak itself was stunning and the sun was out.
We then got on the bus to Beijing.
At a gas station, our bus cut in front of a huge truck. So crazy how ...
... at us. We got on the bus.
At a pit stop, I ate at the restaurant Justin recommended. I sat at his table by accident. He ordered extremely amazing food. I was able to speak with Kevin, one of the people in charge of my program, about why he decided to work for TBC (my program).
Following lunch, we drove to the Taihang Mountain. Right before we arrived, Justin revealed that there would be a ...
... but we made it. We unfortunately could not devour Wilson the Third because Phoenix forgot his knife. We did not, however, starve.
Back in Taiyuan, we went back to our first lunch place in Shanxi for our last meal together. We toasted with the last of our tea to a great success.
We got there with about four hours before our train was to leave for Beijing. Over lunch, I joked that we should ...
... us to be completely prepared considering we were living off crackers and Phoenix's watermelon for hours before we finally stopped to eat a proper meal.
I've also failed to mention that I've found an adequate substitute for milk. I've been dying for some real cow's milk, but as that's not exactly a thing here, I've discovered fermented milk. If you've ever had Greek yogurt, it has that ...