07 June 2017

07 June 2017

Taiyuan A park Thats it. We are in Taiyuan. It was another stop off point to get us to Pingyao. While here we wanted to see a couple of things. Mostly were the two different grottoes here. There is Tianlongshan which is a Buddhist series of grottoes to the south west of town, and Longshan … Continue reading

06 June 2017

06 June 2017

Niangziguan We left Jingxing early this morning to take a train directly to Niangziguan. We are going there to break our trip to Taiyuan, and is supposed to have a few small things to see, including sections of the Great Wall. The trip was fairly short considering that it was a regional train and we … Continue reading

05 June 2017

05 June 2017

Yesterday was a non event. Travel days usually are, but this one had a twist. Our trains were late (very unusual) and then we ended up in the big city of Shijiazhuang. We were planning on finding a hotel here and going out to some mountains tomorrow, but it took us half an hour to … Continue reading

02 June 2017

02 June 2017

Kaifeng to Anyang – Tombs Two days in one for this blog. Yesterday was just a travel day. It went off without a hitch, and we got our train from Kaifeng to Zhengzhou. There was a bit of a delay going through security, and it is a good thing that we always arrive early.. None … Continue reading

31 May 2017

31 May 2017

Kaifeng Iron Pagoda We wanted to go to Daxiangguo Temple. Apparently it is something special, however it seems to be hard to find. Finding where we think the temple is located on the map, we set out. As it happened, we couldn’t find it. Chinese city blocks are huge, and if the temple is in … Continue reading