Zen Garden Hotel (Lion Mountain Yard)
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... outside the guesthouse. We were able to take our time and enjoy the stunning scenery, not just of the gorge but also the countryside and the fields and village. It was a good walk down and back again and there was no one except locals about. Oh, except that we bumped into the crass Australian man who continued to make stupid comments. We had an interesting minivan ride back to Lijiang and was probably one of the worst trips I've ever had, not helped by the state of the road, ...
Instead of the usual Chinese breakfast of rice soup or a dumpling and hard-boiled egg we had the chance for a delicious bowl of fruit, muesli, yoghurt and honey. It was delicious and made a welcome change. I chatted briefly to three Australian men who had brought their bikes over and were on a 'boys' cycling holiday - the Aussie version of Seamus, Paul and Pete! One of them was having to get the bus to Lijiang with his bike because ...
... us. A stunning sight and a lovely day travelling. We arrived in Lijiang just as it was getting dark and were immediately collected by a minivan which took us to Sean's Guesthouse in the heart of Tiger Leaping Gorge. We arrived about 9pm in total darkness and, as we got out of the van, saw a sight I haven't seen since Mongolia: a starry sky! No smog, no clouds, no traffic. It's ...
... knowledge, it was time to take things at a slower pace. And what a place to do just that. The courtyard of the hotel or the bar / café area of the hotel gave everyone a chance to relax and share the events of the day, read a book or get busy using the hotels wi-fi to catch up with folk back home. Some of the ladies felt it was time to explore the local shops for treats or souvenirs. Leaving the hotel, the ladies in our group had a lot of ...
... leave once it was full and so we waited and waited until it was so.
What a coincidence! We pulled up on the side of the road in the middle of nowhere only to see our friend Wang-Lee (who had bought us lunch the day before) jump in the van. He had learnt from our previous conversation that our Mandarin was very basic. He pulled out a dictionary and translated a phrase "We a predestined to meet, without any planning we find each other". He ...