Zi Yu Hotel
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... where do you want to go then?"
I threw a few pages of my guidebook at her and attempted to point at places that weren't mountains. I fell asleep again, but two hours later I was woken up again by this crazy woman.
"Hey, do you want to go to the mountain and then one of your places?"
"No... no... I don't want to go to the mountain, goodnight." Good god. And I pulled the blanket over my head and passed out again.
... certainly had more glamour, there was something about the smaller caves that was really special knowing that they were done not because the artists were handsomely paid but because the people wanted to express their devotion.
After we finished up at the Yuanguang Grottoes we headed back into Datong and actually ended up right in the heart of the city to visit our next stop, the Huayan Temple. This was yet again another excellent example of the ...
... in 1949. There had been regular warnings since about how the crowds at every site would be larger, how hotels would fill, and how traffic would be jammier. It being the 65th anniversary, it was reiterated, things were about to go sardinian.
That is the why the downpouring clouds, that the opened curtains framed, had a silver lining; we would have a gentler introduction to the circumstances.Half an hour from the city lie the Yungang Grottoes, a cluster of ...
... Hanging Monastery, about an hour and a half south of Datong by Bus. The monastery is precariously supported by wooden columns while giving the illusion of being built into the sandstone cliffs. The return to Datong was by taxi and substantially faster than bus. Upon returning to Datong we walked a bit and purchased tickets at the foreigner window in the train station to Pingyao for the following ...
... with no sleep inly to be pounced on by taxis. The town it seems is just slums and underdevelopment. So they have redone the city centre main street and the rest is a construction site! There's nothing much to do- a temple, a wall. And the people are just so strange. Bearing in mind we were sleep deprived and slightly delirious, people do walk backwards here and dance down the road! And the staff of a shop ...