Monday, April 5, 2010

Silk Road Day 10: Jiayuguan

Arrived this morning in Jiayuguan and went straight to the end of the Great Wall.

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Bloody long climb straight up a vertical mountain but we made it to the top, as did most of the group, except Louis who is 85 and therefore excused :)

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Then off to the Jiayuguan Fort, which sits between two mountains and marks the end of the Great Wall.

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There was a film crew there and they were offering the chance to shoot bow and arrows at a dummy in the courtyard so Kendall had a go, and managed to get one hit which was pretty impressive.

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We then zoomed through the local museum. Dinner at the hotel which included a massive birthday cake for Kendall. Early to bed on beds which were so hard it was like sleeping on a table.

1 comment:

The Army of Four said...

All right! Go Kendall!!!
That second to the last pic is GREAT!!!!!!!!