Travel Blogs from Yangquan
... 6km in circumference. We walked around the majortity of it. Your ticket also gets you into all the other sights around Pingyao including China's first bank and the city tower which gives you magnificent views over the the ancient rooftops.
Wondering around the streets and having a delicious hot chocolate at Pingyaos's Sakura cafe we jumped on to our next train to take us to Xi'an, 10 hours away.
... Local Products: vinegar, walnuts
♦ 1. Travelling to and from Yangquan is easy. Visitors can get to Taiyuan Wusu Airport and Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport in one hour and only about 4 hours are needed to travel between Beijing and Tianjin.
♦ 2. In June, during the temple fair at Wutai Mountain, tourist buses are available from Yangquan directly to the mountain to admire the spectacle.
Day 18 The day started with a bike ride around the Ancient City Walls of Xi'an, I rode for about 2 hours. Wasn't much to see but seeing the size and effort in building this Walled in City was. Next it was a small lunch and a few beers with a few games of pool before heading to the train station for an overnight trip to ...
hope all is well and everyone had a good diwali and new year for those that celebrate.
so i survived the 24hr train journey. wasnt too bad as i had sadia to keep me company.
as for yang shou where we ended it it was incredible.
the scenry was amazing the people were great, and the food was awesome. the are area is a little westernised but it was great to hear some english words and eat some western food for a ...
... to fight for my spot, thankfully myself and my dinner made it safely on board and it was just then a case of a 30k bus ride rammed full of chinese people.
Yangshou was seriously busy and we knew getting a place would be difficult. However I was not going to be waiting for other people to sort it out this time, I along with Freya and Percy went to find us a place to rest our head. 10 hostels later and we eventually found a hostel lobbey that would let us ...