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May 4th 2012
Published: May 4th 2012
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Lead Car: 2010 Mazda MX 5

Support Car: 1999 Toyota Landcruiser

Dates: 31st March - 30th April

Distance Covered - 10,017km

Total off-roading distance covered - About 200km

Toll Fees Paid for one car - A whopping RMB 3,030

Number of Toll Gates - 63

Total gas bill for MX 5 - Around RMB 8,000

Number of spare wheels used - MX 5, 1 / Landcruiser, 2

Speeding tickets - Hehe, None !!!!!

Cheapest Room: Dong Village Guesthouse RMB 130 per night

Most Expensive Room: Aman at The Summer Palace, Beijing RMB 3,865 per night

Favourite Room: Dong Village Guesthouse

Route: Shanghai-Huai'an-Tai'an-Beijing-Huairou-Datong-Pingyao-Hukou-Huashan-Xi'an-Jiangyou-Jiuzhaigou-Chengdu-Leshan-Xichang-Luguhu-Lijiang-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Lijiang-Dali-Kunming-Xingyi-Huangguoshu-Kaili-Leishan-Rongjiang-Sanjiang-Longji-Yangshuo-Guilin-Nanchang-Jingdezhen-Shexian-Hongcun-Shanghai

Sightseeing entrance tickets paid per person - RMB 2,141

Cheapest entrance ticket - Sanbao Dong RMB 10

Most expensive entrance tickets - Huashan RMB 180, Huangguoshu Waterfall RMB 180, Impressions of Lijiang RMB 190

Sights visited: Qufu, Confuscius Temple - Mt. Taishan - Great Wall - Forbidden City - Hanging Temple - Pingyao Ancient City - Hukou Waterfall - Mt Huashan - Terracotta Warriors - Jiuzhaigou Valley - Chengdu Panda Research Base - Leshan Giant Buddha - Satellite Launch Center Museum - Qionghai Lake - Lugu Lake - Tiger Leaping Gorge - Impressions of Lijiang - Jade Dragon Snow Mountain - Lijiang Ancient City - Huangguoshu Waterfall - Dali Ancient City - Rongjiang Dong Village - Xijiang Miao Village - Baisha Village - SanBao Dong - Chengyang Bridge - Longji Rice Terraces - Yangshuo riverboat - Guilin night cruise - Hongcun Ancient Village

Favourite places: Huashan, Pingyao, Xijiang Miao Village

Could have done without: Trip to Leshan to see the Giant Buddha, one night stay in Nanchang

Trip rating: 100/100

The MX 5 is now available for rent for anybody looking to do something similar. Contact me if interested.








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7th May 2012

wow
Impressive~

Tot: 2.17s; Tpl: 0.054s; cc: 19; qc: 132; dbt: 0.058s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.6mb