Day 6 - Monday 9/Nov/2015 - Tianhetan and Huaxi


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November 9th 2015
Published: November 8th 2015
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Paying 67Yuang I got three tickets, not knowing their purpose. Finally was for the electric golf cart rides between ticket office and the actual park. Another one for the park, and the last one for the boat ride. Nepalese bridge and zipline tickets came on top.
Kitsch and Bicycle day.
Visit of the Tian He Tan karst region and of the Hua Xi wetlands, both are parks, some 25km SW of Guiyang.


• motorbike ride to He Bin park bus station, 10Yuan.
• bus 211 from He Bin to Tian He Tan (terminus), 2Y.
• Tian He Tan karst park visit (100step bridge, boat ride through the wet cave, walk through the dry cave, Nepalese bridge over canyon 3Y, zipline over the valley 37Y) 67Y admission.
• minibus from Ti He Tan to Hua Xi, 6Y.
• bicycle ride through the wetlands, 1.5h, 20Y.
• bus 202 from Hua Xi to Guiyang, 2Y.
• city walk to the hotel, 10 minutes.


!---! Novotel Guiyang Downtown, 503Yuan.



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There are many foodstalls in the park. This one offering BBQ with tiny fishes.
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In front of selfie girl, the wet-cave entrance (right) and the exit (left).
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Kitsch lighting in the wet-cave.
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Looking backwards through the dry-cave entrance. The exit is on there slope of the valley!
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Also the lighting of the 1.5km long dry-cave parcours was really kitsch!
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The Nepalese bridge.
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Picture being sold from my 400m zipline adventure. I bought one for 10 Yuan. The zipline runs over the canyon, from one rim to the other rim. The ride takes less than a minute.
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In the local bus from Tian He Tan to Hu Axi. A ride of one hour, mostly on a dust road full of potholes.
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Negotiating the bike rental for 20Yuan. The normal price.
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Hu Axi river (flower river).
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Brand new Confucius temple, with nobody there, despite the giant granite staircase flanked by a series of escalators.
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Guiyang by night, colors reminding me on the cave lightings.
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Jiaxiu Pavilion, Guiyang most famous monument.


Tot: 2.183s; Tpl: 0.055s; cc: 9; qc: 50; dbt: 0.0404s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.4mb