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... with a torch on the side. We got through it though thanks to Mum's excellent birthday presents of an origami set and guess who cards.
After a stopover in Changsha then Zhang Jia Jie city, we finally got to Zhang Jia Jie mountian park on the 16th I think. We acquired a Chinese buddy named Caiyun who spoke very little English so i tried to communicate with her in Chinese or she would write notes to us ...
... of us).
I wished we had more time to explore Zhengjiajie National Forrest Park, but we had to return to base (I could easily spend a whole holiday here). We powered on through the valley with the mountains leaning over us and sun setting behind them back to our bus stop. Shortly before though, I got to see something I wanted to see ever since I found out they were there. A wild monkey, not just one but a whole family of wild monkeys. Laura and Mark ...
... across a Buddhist Temple. Because it was the other side of the mountain and away from the entrance, there weren't that many people around. Every time you watch a programme or film in which Buddhist temples appear, they are more or less correct (except that the robes monks wear are grey rather than orange). As I wondered around, I met a monk who offered to give me a blessing. Off course I am Catholic and very proud to be so but to turn this down would be ...
... I got very hyper when I bought a candyfloss that was bigger than my head for 3 RMB (30P). After the chaos of the fairground, we came across a man made lake which at sunset was rather beautiful (even with a little toddler going for a little tinkle in the water in full view of everyone around him).
We tried to hire a boat, but there were too many people on the lake and there we no boats available and so we gave up and went into town for dinner. While on the bus we started ...
... not gentle, but steep, with no platforms for a bit of relief. There were men on the mountains, some of them quite old, who were carrying people up in baskets. It was a hot day, and these guys were dripping. Some of the people getting the rides were happily playing on their cellphones, oblivious to both the scenery and the work involved in carrying them up. Once down the bottom, we wandered along the Golden Whip Stream, where, to our delight, we found monkeys in the wild! There ...