Youth Hotel

No.3 Jianshe West Road, Jiayuguan, Gansu, 735100, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Jiayuguan

The Mouth of China

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 18, 2014

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... plan had been to camp out close to a section of th e Great Wall but the campsite was no longer allowed to accept foreigners so we had to return to town and stay at a city centre hotel. Amazing breakfast noodles, spicy beans and cauliflower and almost bacon and eggs! A very long drive day down the Ganzu Expressway took us to the last wild camp in China and for me the best...turning off the dual carriage way we wound our way through a tangle ...

To Dunhuang through the desert

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 20, 2014

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... we are in the Gobi desert. It is not totally desolate because the flat, yellow brown sandy soil has occasional scrubby plants, and dry shallow watercourses witness to the centimetre or so of rain that falls each year.

We pass wind farms, one with well over 1000 turbines, but they do not by any means dominate the landscape. Several parallel lines of pylons march silently beside us. Frank answers questions about the figures from Chinese history who were ...

Jiayuguan, the last station on the Great Wall

A travel blog entry by argyllbookworm on May 19, 2014

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... deity with a characteristic fierce dark scowling face: he is also a protagonist in the 600 year old novel 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms'. History is brought to life through wax models showing how life would have been for the garrison commander and his household, and we see from a plaque listing all the generals ever stationed here that this is how matters remained well into the 1900s.

The views from the fort provide an interesting 20th century ...

Short stay then off to Dunhuang

A travel blog entry by akwoman59 on Apr 17, 2014

... drove for 2.5 hours on the worst road I have been on in years! The government is in the process of build a new high speed rail system in this part of the country and the new station is built in Dunhuang but won't be ready for several years.

So far we have had a ball. The farther west we go the harder the beds get. The hotels are much more basic and the amenities a little cruder but we haven't needed to complain. Everyone has ...

Space cadet & twisted Godesses- thanks ;-)

A travel blog entry by lilynomad on Oct 29, 2013

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... gutted as again this was one of the maon reasosn we spent over 26 hours on a train! In the end the driver organised for a COP to open the tomb for us. Yes Janet and I are both infamous Tomb Raiders!! Well worth it, although no photos and they have the cctv to montior or i would have taken a little video footage to show just how incredibly small they were. One element of a painting really grabbed my attention and that was of a person with a cows head (no she ...

Location

This hotel, located on No.3 Jianshe West Road, Jiayuguan, is near Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Wèi-Jìn Tombs, The First Peacon Tower, and Qilian Mountains.
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