Zhangye Power Mansion
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Today was a long drive day although with stops it didn't seem too bad. I tried to nap a bit as I got little sleep last night thanks to the mosquitoes that kept biting me. It's unfortunate as the beds were actually comfy and not the typical hard Chinese beds. Our drive today was through the Hexi corridor. Basically we drove on a road on the flat land between the Qilian mountain range to the south and the ...
Saturday August 30 2014
*It's a bright sunny day as we leave Jiayuguan. Only 9 a.m. and we already see two separate wedding courteges - fleets of expensive cars decorated with pink and red bows. James explains that today is not only a Saturday but also the 6th day of the lunar month - all in all a pretty auspicious day to get married.
*As we travel along the Hexi corridor of Gansu province, there is lovely rural scenery with the ...
- Tour to Mati or Horse's Hoof Temple - cold and rainy there - way better than I expected - I expected a bust, but it was all these caves with buddhas and statues - with mountain scenery nearby
- Went with Chinese couple from the hostel who spoke English and Joseph who was on a project to figure out how much land each product uses - Tibetan Caves with Bhuddas - 33 days (caves) to Heaven
- White wagtail
- Elliots Laughingthrush - white tipped ...
... people who went the next day had rain
... platform. It would appear that the Chinese have also adopted the tradition of celebrating All Hallows E ve (halloween).
Finally found a pair of heels to die for and yes they do have shoes for big footed people here! It was insane having about 6 or 7 shop assistants running around the shop looking for shoes and boots in my size for me to try on. Talk about customer service! The best bot was when I went to pay they were on discount. Mum's main ...