Pine Ridge Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... trees in the sun, and the whole day I deeply inhale the wholesome air. It brings me back to Epidauros, one of the oldest 'kur ort' in the world, where Hippocrates, one of the first known scientific doctors in the world, treated his patients. His oath is still sworn by every Western doctor in the world. Epidauros has a similar warm feeling in the summer, pine needles thickly on the ground, and the smell of the resin richly in the air. In our garden we had a ...
... mine does contain 7 kilos in books and souvenirs, so it could be true). As the escalator moves up, we wave goodbye and I sincerely hope it will not be another 15 years before we see them again. But the thoughts are pushed away by the exigencies of the present and we are back on our trip. The fast train is indeed fast. The speed is continuously displayed on the electronic bulletin board, and when we are cruising, hovers ...
... and ticket offices. So we eventually (with the help of Brendon speaking Chinese!) worked out that we bought tickets there and went into what looked like a cable car building to get a bus to the starting temple from which you walked. From the temple it was indeed then clear which staircase to take! The stairs were steep and unrelenting; suddenly the "only 15km" seemed huge. We wandered up, enjoying the views until we were in the cloud and the rain was pouring down. This weather ...
... of different insects bottled up in tiny jars and tubes for purchase. It almost seemed like the crickets which were in small jars held in by canvas were there purely for the sound they created! There were also an array of other animals like fish, terrapins, rabbits, dogs, cats, budgies, ducks, chickens, pigeons, parrots and geese to name but a few. We also managed to find a Chinese Tesco's, Marks & Sparks and H&M - not so far from home after ...
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Once down off the mountain we went to visit a couple of villages, Hongcun and Xidi. Enjoyed the first one but by the time we arrived at the second one after another enormous lunch we were all too tired to appreciate ...