Zhongdu Hotel Pingyao

Address: No.1 Shuncheng Rd, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

Southwards to Pingyao - What I've Learnt Thus Far

A travel blog entry by davidavi on Jul 28, 2015

113 photos

... I find and make in Shanxi province.  I reach Pingyao tired and in need of a few days rest, legs begging for a dose of vitamin sleep. A beautiful walled city, the crowds are easy to find, but not difficult to leave.  Backstreet alleyways and the brickwork that demands photo taking cause me to lose myself from the herds of Chinese tourists, dotted with the odd foreigner and the calls of commercialism.  Buildings hundreds of years old, yet to be ...

Brian the blogger - blog No 2

A travel blog entry by blogriffin on Apr 08, 2015

1 comment

Day 6 - 12,747 steps - Pingyao's walled city - tour of the bank (the first in China from early 1800's), ancient local government buildings including courts. Witnessed a Chinese magistrate bring down a verdict guilty, punishment a beating with sticks.
And later a tour of an ancient security business, these guys were Kung-Fu fightin', as fast as lightin', in fact it was a little bit frightenin', and were trained in the lethal use of 18 weapons - I had ...

Pingyao, China's best preserved walled city

A travel blog entry by bogtrotter on Sep 28, 2014

70 photos

... down on you - silently at first, but if you seem reluctant to get out of the way - ear splitting toots! In fact, this is true everywhere we've been - The Boss nearly got taken out by an electric rickshaw charging along the pavement last night in Xian. The most dangerous part of of all of our Pingyao walks was always the walk back down the side-street to our hotel - electric scooters whizzing along the dim alleyways with no lights! Shopkeepers were keen to sell but did ...

China - Pingyao

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jul 13, 2014

1 comment, 88 photos

... jealousy or so) so whenever we see a woman working in an office or at a counter Gonzalo is the one who goes and talks to her. He usually tries to flirt with her a little bit which opens her mind and we can reach our goal much more easily. However, we learnt that it wasn´t possible to apply such a technique in China where girls seem to be happy to make contact with other girls, especially with foreign girls like me :) In the end I managed to purchase our train tickets and ...

The stresses of travelling

A travel blog entry by jonnyanddonna on Oct 25, 2013

... do soil your sheets? The situation is impossible. Another option is to take a hostel with no reviews but that really could open us a world of pain, although I'm sure I'd enjoy writing its first scathing review.

Just this week we've had the unspeakable hardship of booking accommodation in Thailand for the Christmas period. Avoid the chavs, avoid the hippies, avoid the upper class, avoid the tourist traps, avoid the over ...