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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... group were starting to fret a little and suggested that we should head back the way we came (after doing 3 sides of a square). Knowing we were not far away from where the route down begins, I managed to persuade everyone to keep going and I was right (love it when that happens), we climbed down back to where the dodgy restaurant was where we had a bit of a disagreement. There were two paths we could take, one slightly longer which we hadn't done yet whilst the other ...
... course there were 9 of us. As we climbed, we started to wonder whether the car would take our weight (especially when below us was a 6,000ft+ drop below. But we reached the top in one piece.
Because of National Week and Tianmen Mountain being one of the main tourist destinations in the area, the place was rammed in places. Plus because we we white skinned, whenever we stopped for group photos the Chinese would always get push in to get photos with us ...
First of all I have a bit of a confession to make. I am writing this entry from Changsha and it is in fact the 8/10/14 but so much happened in Zhengjiajie, instead of writing one entry on my time there, I will write several shorter entries.
However it is still National Week (when the Chinese celebrate Mao founding the People's Republic of China 65 years ago), so I can get away with it. As the Chinese don't get that many holidays where they can get a lot of time off, most ...
We arrived in Zhangjiajie early morning after a relatively straight forward train journey on my first ever 'hard sleeper'. Basically, travelling this way costs a hell of a lot less than by going 'soft sleeper', but instead of having your own 4 bed 'dorm' in the carriage, there are no doors and the beds are all set up in bunks of three (see photos). This all means that people are constantly walking past and the smells of yet another horrendous Chinese toilet can grace your senses whilst ...
... the place. The hostel I'm staying at has a sister hostel up in the mountains so I sorted out tomorrow night staying up there and then got chatting to a couple of the locals staying here. One seemed quite well off, immaculately dressed in a suit and a little out of place in a hostel and the other lad is a student hitch hiking from Beijing to Tibet. I shared a bit local tea with them which is really strong, or at least they make it strong and was then joined by a ...