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- Wheelchair accessibility
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After a slightly lack lustre trip to Hangzhou we headed west for the Zhang Jia Jie mountain park. Only downer was we had to take a 12 hour overnight train in the hard seat carriage. In China the hard seats are the cheapest you can get so the train companies try and punish you for choosing them. The lights are kept on all night with sales people offering such useful items as nail clippers, hairspray and ...
... as "Parbold Hill" or "Bitts Park". In China, they places names are things like "Occupy a Commanding Position" and "The Folk of the Ring Pathway" which really made me laugh.
By this point though, it was getting late in the day and that evening we were going to see a show at Tienman Mountain so we needed to get back. We were told the last bus was at 7:30 but we should aim for about 5:00. It was 3:30 but we were a good hour away from the entrance. People ...
... to enter the Cable Car cue (yes another cue). Finally, we managed to shake him (mostly because the cue left the public area) and we climb aboard our cable car and sped off at a surprising high speed towards the mountain.
The Journey up was incredible, in every way. A stunning landscape combined the morning sun gleaming over the tips of the mountains ahead, it was enough to take your breath away. And then we began to climb. The Cabin was built for 8 people ...
... t realize was that the steps up were more like an endless ladder. Mark and myself decided it would be funny to attempt to run up these steps. But, of course by the time we had reached the top of the 5 set (of about 9 flights) of steps, we were exhausted and resorted to crawling/ scrambling to the top. The view however was worth the climb and as a group we watched the sun set, looking forward to our first mountain climb the following day ...
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... pillars are over 1000 meters high, and drop vertically to the bush below. Amazing scenery. Many of the pillars had flat tops of what looked like slate, and sometimes a tree on top in the shape of a sun umbrella. Our host at the hotel had been a guide in these mountains for 20 years, and we were grateful for his directions. We started to descend, all the while seeing people staggering up steep steps. They had climbed nearly 1000 meters, with one little pit stop on the way. The ...