30 May 2017

30 May 2017

Kaifeng Fujian We checked out of our broom closet. Well, it was. The room attached to ours was used for the storage of all the sheets and blankets. It also had the washing machine for the hotel, so we asked if we could use it. No problem. It would take some time to be able … Continue reading

29 May 2017

29 May 2017

Longtan Canyon I would say this is a short one, but for some reason nearly every time I say that it turns out to be wrong. We had our bus tickets to go out to Longtan Canyon. It is a scenic attraction about 60km from Luoyang. We made it to the station and even onto … Continue reading

28 May 2017

28 May 2017

Shaolin Temple We wanted to go to Longtan Canyon today, but it was not to be. It is not to be. We went to the right bus station (diagonally across from the train station) and stood in line. It is the start of a three day public holiday, so the crowd was intense. The line … Continue reading

27 May 2017

27 May 2017

Luoyang We needed to catch bus 56 out to the old White Horse temple. It leaves from the bus station. Simple right? It would have been but we screwed up. The bus station we found was perpendicular to the railway station and going the wrong way. A bus 56 passed us going the way we … Continue reading

26 May 2017

26 May 2017

Longman Grottoes I am going to keep it short. I promise. Well, at least the first section anyway, as the grottoes are a different story. It was with a bit of excitement yesterday as we went down the escalator to board the train. We had our Mongolian Visa, we have our tickets, and we are … Continue reading