Yichen International Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Zhangjiajie
... and a name like ‘the door to heaven’ or something excessive like that. We just burst out laughing. Oh China. They always give those sort of names to things, and seriously, fairy-lights in a cave?! The cave itself was really cool, but I did spend most of my time laughing about how China had chosen to display it. We went on a boat ride through a lake in the cave which I’ve never done before, and this was complete with more colours, ...
... to just sit back and enjoy my music on my Ipod.
When we arrived, we bought our passes which, unlike yesterday, was quick and simple despite another lengthy trip to the nearest convenience. Once again there was an armada of tourists with fancy cameras and tour guides asking if we needed their services (not knowing we had been put of guides for life after yesterday's debacle). Even from the ticket office, the view was simply outstanding, at the foot of ...
The plan was to climb Tianmen (not to be confused with a square) mountain which dominated the skyline to the south (think I put up a picture of the place in my last blog) originally we planned to meet up with a tour guide Laura had booked but following advice from westerners (basically anyone who isn't Chinese. Americans, French, Russians etc) and our hotel manager we took the decision to cancel the night before (he was overcharging us by quite a margin ...
... valley's, we arrived in the sunny city of Zhengjiajie (which was surprisingly warmer than Changsha even though we were higher up). The mountains were unreal. We Mulan was being illustrated, the background in the song "Girl Worth Fighting For" was these mountains I'm sure of it.
After grabbing some food, we went for a wonder round the town and found a Pagoda at the top of a small leafy hill. It was free and close by so we thought "why not" and went to climb it. What ...
... our landing at 4:30 put us right in the midst of the congestion. As a result, the 3 1/2 hour drive turned into a 5 hour+ drive, but we were ready for the unexpected, and had lots of reading material to keep us relaxed as we journeyed to China’s first national park, Zhongjiajie.
We pulled into our hotel at almost 10pm, and were very thankful to have finally navigated our way to this out of the way destination. We can’t wait to see it ...