Travel Blogs from Zhangjiajie
... was fun and there was plenty of opportunities for water fights as well as checking out the waterfalls cascading down the mossy cliffs each side of the river. The problem was finding moments to take photos when there wasn't water flying everywhere! By the time we reached the end, we'd had a fun day but were looking forward to a shower back at the hostel. The water looked clean, but you couldn't help feeling dirty with all the hoicking and rubbish thrown in. It ...
... and then off to FengHuang. We are staying there for 2 nights.
Oh, one last story. Our hotel is super nice. However, if you are sitting in bed, you can see directly into the bathroom. There is a glass partion, no real wall. You can literally sit in bed and see the other person showering. Bizzare. Luckily we found the wall shade that gives you some privacy.
Have a wonderful Day!
... more scarce, and most now make their money by selling overpriced snacks to hungry tourists. Some hang onto threads of their culture by offering overpriced cultural
shows, in which they must exotify their own cultural customs in order to
earn a living. For those who live in the city, many work blue collar jobs, which in China barely make a living.
One area in which the Tujia people have thrived is cuisine. Their food is very popular ...
... so we often had the place to ourselves. The weather was so pleasant and we were feeling major relief because our visit in this city had gone without a hitch. It was the most Chinese place we've been and being the only English speakers is a challenge. People were funny. Some just stared at us. Others would giggle and want to have their picture taken with us. We had a lot of fun with them.
... onto the mountain tops. Just rode up there in an elevator that I think had over 300 floors. On the outside of a mountain with glass walls. Unfortunately it is raining so I feel lucky I got this picture. We are here a few more days so maybe we'll get good weather.
J: Wow! That is an awesome picture. It looks like you're flying. Are you sure you're in an elevator and not dreaming? Actually, I just found a picture of the "Bailong ...