Pine Ridge Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... In the distance the cloud settled around the peaks so it looked like they were poking out of a big sea of milk. It was well worth the early start! After breakfast, we gather our backpacks, meet Ada and start the walk back to the cable car. It's still a lot of steps and there are a lot of people but we are going in the opposite direction to most. It's going to be a cool miserable day at the top so we are very ...
... the flight but we get away on time and it's only 45 minutes later that we arrive in Tunxi. We are met by our guide whose name is Ada. She's a young girl originally from Northern China. Her English is pretty good and she is lovely. The drive to this hotel is pretty easy. The city's population is less than 2 million people so it's small in comparison to Shanghai. Our hotel is very nice the Huangshan international hotel, it's on the ...
... bus to the bus station is really long; it takes me about an hour to get there, so it was good I left early. Once I get to the bus station everything goes quite smoothly. I was a bit nervous about getting the tickets on the day especially as I had never gotten the long distance bus in China before but it was easier than getting the train. The actual journey to Huangshan city was relatively quick, compared to my train journeys, it only took 3 hours to get to Tunxin which is ...
... but it's definitely not!
You do need a good conditions and it's not great for the knees either.
Well the rain stopped after a while and most of the way was covered in thick fog and the high humidity prevented the sweat from evaporating. This means that you sweat like a you-know-what and arrive on top completely drenched!
And guess what... on top there are many more steps waiting just for you to climb! The summit(s) consist of a network ...
Woke at 2am – guess not only am I still on some Uk time – got up at 5am – to get to place for viewing sunrise. It was cold but I refilled my hot water bottle and put it in my rucksack near my back. I saw someone with a quilt round them!
In the picture above like the silhouette of these folk waiting for sunrise on the rock.