Jiayuguan China Travel Blogs

Browse 15 travel blogs from Jiayuguan, China. Read Jiayuguan travel blogs, travel journals, and travelogues from fellow travelers.
#1 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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Jun 02, 2006 – Aug 24, 2009
People I met here who contributed to, and improved my trip: Julia (Russia), Portia (USA)The journey across to Jiayuguan had bee…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday November 22nd, 2006
#2 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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May 02, 2008 – May 15, 2008
嘉裕關 Jiayuguan is a pass, a fort and a gateway to the west territory 西域 from the heart of China. The name has always b…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday June 4th, 2008
#3 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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Sep 27, 2012 – Oct 19, 2012
The Jiayuguan fort was built in 1372 as a sort of gateway to Imperial China. Nearby mountain ranges and ravines served as natur…
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This blog was featured on Thursday October 4th, 2012
#4 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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Aug 12, 2008 – Dec 14, 2010
Xinjiang province, inspite of being mostly a dessert province, has a proud and long history. There are a vast amount of stoneag…
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This blog was featured on Friday February 20th, 2009
#5 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
Glacier in the desert
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Aug 25, 2008 – Sep 12, 2008
I woke up at 5 this morning and took some pictures of the great wall at sunrise.  My driver was waiting for me, so I hoppe…
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#6 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
Tripping on the Great Wall
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Aug 25, 2008 – Sep 12, 2008
This morning I walked over to Jiayuguan fort.  Since I'm already within the security gate, I ended up being on the wrong s…
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#7 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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Jun 02, 2006 – Aug 24, 2009
People I met here who contributed to, and improved my trip: Julia (Russia), Portia (USA)Having returned from our trip, Julia an…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday November 22nd, 2006
#8 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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Dec 05, 2015 – Dec 15, 2015
It was our last day in Dunhuang, and we had our last breakfast at the hotel. Honestly, if they can vary the food for breakfast,…
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This blog was featured on Sunday December 27th, 2015
#9 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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May 02, 2008 – May 15, 2008
The same taxi driver took us to the 7-1 (July 1st) glacier near Jiayuguan today for 400RMB, which we split between the 3 of us.…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday June 4th, 2008
#10 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
Happy birthday to me!
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Aug 25, 2008 – Sep 12, 2008
So the bus ride back to Wuhan was rather interesting.  It was nicer than the first bus, and I was in the very back which I…
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#11 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
Bus number...
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Jul 29, 2009 – Aug 22, 2009
goodness' knows. I've lost track. Whatever, it was pleasantly uneventful. A mere five hours, which has become chicken feed in t…
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#12 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
Time for a bit more sightseeing
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Jul 29, 2009 – Aug 22, 2009
I was up early, checked out of my dingy dump of a hotel, and checked straight into  a nice one in the centre of town. As I…
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#13 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
A slow day
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Jul 29, 2009 – Aug 22, 2009
When you have to be at an airport for mid-afternoon, it's hard to be motivated to do much. And I think I've pretty much exhaust…
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#14 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
Flying all over China
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Aug 25, 2008 – Sep 12, 2008
Last night when I got back to the hotel it was locked for the night.  (At 8pm!)  After yelling and knocking to no ava…
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#15 of 15 Jiayuguan travel blogs
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Apr 06, 2010 – Oct 11, 2010
About 3 years ago, before our first visit to China, I bought a guidebook to the country that had plenty of colour pictures so I…
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This blog was featured on Wednesday May 5th, 2010
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