Zhongdu Hotel Pingyao

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


A travel blog entry by richmiketrav on Sep 10, 2014

24 photos

... in China which grew from a dye company which needed to transport large amounts of cash around and, instead, developed a form of cheque. It became so popular outside the company that in 1823 the owner stopped selling dye and went into banking. From then until the 1940s, Pingyao became the financial centre of China, even lending to the government. From there we went to the Governor's compound where we saw the prison, the court where red or ...


A travel blog entry by sammy_moore on May 18, 2014

3 comments, 40 photos

... dogs on the way home. Thank god the snoring girl had gone meaning I would sleep without earplugs this evening- yay.

Up early and organised we headed for the train station with food supplies a plenty. We luckily had bottom bunks, which meant we could sit up and chat instead of being forced to lie down where the ceiling was so low. The only thing we had to contend with was the half a dozen pairs of eyes of gawping at us from every angle. Here it goes, on to Xi'an.

China - Pleasant Pingyao

A travel blog entry by gemchild on Aug 23, 2013

61 photos

... Again, I'm not sure of its relevance but it was cool nevertheless :-)

We headed back to the hostel then out or a couple of drinks which was nice, some cool bars even if they are stupidly overpriced (think we are getting too used to paying 40p a ...

South Africa - The Late Edition

A travel blog entry by bruceandtara on Jun 20, 2013


... Vern and Yule's wedding weekend. It was really good to see her as it feels like such a long time that we have been away from London now and we are really missing everyone. We were seriously spoilt as she had brought over some goodies that we have been missing such as dairy milk bars and cheddars. That morning we went to a great organic market where we had lunch outside in the sun. Lily enjoyed the sand pit and we took pics of lily and her Pommy granny as they both were wearing ...

Living ancient China in Pingyao

A travel blog entry by rtwin9weeks on Mar 13, 2012

1 comment, 10 photos

... 20 minutes to walk from one wall to another we didn't want the ancient world to pass us by too quickly.

We spent the next day discovering all the corners of the city, from above and below. Exploring temples, prisons, martial arts houses and China's first bank. Along the way we saw various instruments of torture - including the uncomfortable ride of a donkey with metal spikes on its back, wushu swords and an accountant's abacus. As the sun went down, ...