Pingyao Travel Reviews

Sep 14, 2013 08:07

We ´ve been in China in August 2013 for 3 weeks.
After being in Beijing for 6 days, my 6 years old daughter, and my husband, were vey excited about visiting a traditional and ancient  city, so we travelled to Pingyao.
First impression was, even there was too many shops that were spoiling ... Details

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Sep 17, 2011 02:56

As I said in my previous review in Wang’s Compound, we took the bus at the square in front of the Temple of Confucius to Pingyao. Nearly two hours later, we finally arrived at the Pingyao Railway Station by bus.

Once I got off the bus, some drivers of the motorcycles surrounded me, asking ... Details

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Jan 31, 2010 19:33

In my knowledge, I only get some idea of Qian’s Compound, Wutai Mountain, and coal especially the mine disasters in Shanxi. Last time, when I traveled Beijing, our guide told us that Shanghai is the image of China’s recent 100 years’ history, Beijing is the mirror of China’s ... Details

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Jan 3, 2010 02:22

Breakfast. There’s nothing like an overnight hard seat train journey to give you a craving for something good to eat, and there’s probably no better place than China to satiate it. The first thing on my mind when I reach Pingyao then, is not the ancient city, but breakfast.

As happens ... Details

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Nov 5, 2008 07:44

It was well past midnight when my wife and I stepped off the sleeper bus onto the side of a very long and dimly lit highway. As the bus’ red tail lights disappeared into oblivion and our eyes began to readjust to the lack of light, our bodies registered the fact that it was a chilly evening and ... Details

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Mar 12, 2006 02:03

Winter may not be the best time of year to travel in northern China. The low temperatures & resulting smog from coal fires would deter many from travelling at this time of year. But for my wife & I escaping Australia's summer heat, it seemed a good idea when we booked our flights.

It was December ... Details

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Dec 8, 2005 05:12

A travel back in time, Pingyao…

I am that kind of person that really likes little places, ancient towns, observes nice old people playing cards in a park, and just enjoys the simple things of life. I do not need a huge Great Wall or a Terracotta Army to feel proud of a travelling experience. ... Details

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