Yue Jia Business Hotel (Station)
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Well the general concesus seems to be that the headboard on the bed was softer than the mattress last night and I woke in the morning and wondered why I didn't try the floor as the carpet looked quite good. The other interesting thing about this hotel was that the passage from one end to the other was the longest I have ever seen in a hotel. It was almost ridiculous. The corridor was on the 3rd floor of the building and ran for a whole city block. Of course ...
We start rolling at 7.30 am and visit an old Tibetan Putuo Zongcheng Temple that is a small copy of Potala palace of Lhasa. At around 6 pm we arrive to Hohhot and one of the sponsors Beaume organizes a welcoming party with bright Lion dance, champagne and big dinner with Chinese wine. Most of the guests get drunk. And we stay in the lobby until midnight with another bottle of wine. Today is really an exhausting day with plenty of alcohol.
... which appears to have been here for a while, of the sprawling city below with its new apartment blocks and looming power station just behind the Mongolian yurts. It is a stark and disturbing contracts, but then, in these parents, people must live, thrive and have their needs powered.
... though. The amount of camel poo was also quite impressive, and I did my best to avoid it. Someone did take a photo of me on the camel, but they then left the rest of the group, so I didn't get to see it unfortunately. I've started to realise how many photos I've been in in China that I've never seen. Mostly posing with strangers or my students.
Anyway, I also went sand dune sledging, which was pretty cool, although it ...
... slowly making its way across the aisle towards me like a bad horror film. It did disperse down the aisle and start to evaporate though, so by the time it reached me I could avoid it by moving my feet around a bit (as if I wasn't already cramped). About 3 hours later he started peeing again. Again the mum did absolutely nothing, but the family used their newspaper to absorb the worst of it and stop the dreaded flow that was initially much ...