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Travel Blogs from Fenghuang
... the tallest waterfall in China (apparently). Well the trip started and ended kinda bad, Lexi got really bad food poisoning on the train ride there (we took and overnight sleeper train, around 8 hours of travel one way) Sleeping on the train was pretty ****** and once we got to the connecting town to Dehang (Jishou) I was basically on my own trying to figure out how to take a bus from Jishou to Dehang, and buy our return tickets ...
... the valley past rice paddies and canyons to a waterfall and then atop a hill to look out over the valley. Unfortunately it was misty so didn't see much. My guide dogs didn't leave me until we arrived safely back in town.
The second day I climbed Pangu peak and then went up the Jiulongxi valley to see the largest waterfall in China - Liusha. Walked in behind it and got soaked.
Fenghuang is a little river village with houses on stilts bordering the banks. However, it's far from quiet. They've turned it into a major tourist attraction with streets of stalls selling food and trinkets of all kinds. At night, lights magically turn it into a Chinese Las Vegas with strobe lights blinking in the stilted houses all down the river as discos and bars open up and ...
... Yangshuo area today - but we hadn't managed to pin point any info about how we were actually going to get there. The guy that we'd asked at reception was rubbish. The hostel we were heading to didn't really know and google hadn't turned up anything useful. So we got packed up and headed down to check out and luckily Roy was there to help! He didn't really tell us anything we didn't already suspect but at least he could tell us that the buses we thought might exist definitely did. ...
... meters and is twice as large as the Summer Palace in Beijing. It becomes a model for China's classical gardens not only for its largeness but also for its general layout and design.
The designer of the garden made ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed