Bihai Yintan Holiday Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Our second stop in China was a place not so commonly visited by foreigners. It is a major destination for Chinese and anyone who's looked outside the regular tourist trail of Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'an. Katelyn had seen pictures online of Mt. Tai, a large mountain park in Tai An, a city in between Beijing and Shanghai. She was immediately intrigued when she read that if you climbed to the top of this 6660 step stairway you would live to be ...
... into the journey, we started to climb the really big mountains. The Wutai Shan mountains rise to over 2700m. We went up on hairpin bends with precipitous drops on one side and the remains of 8ft snow drifts on the other. At one point we passed a snow plough trying to break up the pack-ice on the road. I clutched the seat in front and prayed that I wouldn't die on a Chinese mountain.
We stopped at the checkpoint ...
... maybe it was a sign) because the whole night, I couldn't even string more than 3 wins in a row, much less 10. I did get into a nerve racking situation though when I thought to myself that I had 2 weeks worth of rent on my favorite island bet on the table and was dealt an 11 against the dealers 8. Of course, I had to double down to a month's rent, but I drew a 3. It really hurts to lose $1600 in one hand when you only started out with $2000. I managed to double up within ...
Took a day trip to Macau, a small island about one hour west of Hong Kong by high-speed ferry. It quickly has become a gambling mecca for those from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Several US casinos have built there, including Venetian, MGM Grand and Wynn. I expected more from Macau. Frankly, the areas where the locals live, away from the casinos, are quite rundown and dirty. There is a nice little shopping area with old Portuguese buildings (the ...
... kitchens and food stalls. These streets open onto historic squares surrounded by dramatically illuminated Mediterranean style buildings. It's a sensual feast best enjoyed in the evening. But we have to get back to Zhuhai before the border gate closes at midnight. So we jam as many sights in as we can and taste some of the local specialties including the egg tarts, which are like made in heaven when they are fresh from the ...