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Once there, you have the option for the following routes: - North cable car to North Peak - West cable car - more scenic & less crowded - Plank Walk at South Peak area of 2000m vertical drop with safety harness Xi’An to Tianshui - Morning softsleeper train to Tianshui and met with local tour guide - Visit Tianshui grottoes (entrance fee at approx. cost CNY 70) - Drive to Xiahe Tianshui to Lanzhou - Visit Binglingsi Thousand Buddha Caves - Visit Labrang Monastry - Drive to Lanzhou Zhangye to Jiayuguan -Hardseat train to Zhangye and met with local tour guide - Visit Great Buddha temple (CNY 41) + Matisi Grottoes (approx. cost CNY 235) + colourful Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park Jiayuguan to Dunhuang - Visit Jiayuguan Pass + Great Wall Museum (approx. cost CNY 350) Dunhuang to Turpan - Visit Mogao Grottoes UNESCO @ 4th century caves, murals, frescos, sculptures (approx. cost CNY 280) - Drive to Mingsha sand dunes + Crescent Moon Spring Oasis + camel riding (approx. cost CNY 170) - Softsleeper train to Turpan (overnight) – 790km distance (approx. cost CNY 275) Turpan to Urumqi - Visit Flaming Mountains (China’s hottest place) + Jiaohe Ruins (UNESCO) + Karez Underground Irrigation System + Bezeklik Caves + Emin Sugong Minaret - Visit Weiwu’er Ancient Village + Putaogou Vineyard (Grape Valley) Urumqi to Yining - Train from Urumqi-Yining - Yining train station pick and visit Chaychun Village (1-2h drive) - Local home cooked dinner at Abdul Wahab's house Tograsu Grassland - Drive 1.5hr to Tograsu Grassland - Learn about the local Kazakh nomadic culture and beautiful grassland scenery Sayyam Lake Drive 2-3hrs to Sayyam Lake Hike around/ rent a horse (own cost) Overnight at Kazakh Yurt Sayyam Lake to Yining to Urumqi - Drive back to Yining; free & easy - Afternoon train to Yining-Urumqi - Visit Xinjiang Autonomous Museum - Visit Urumqi Grand Bazaar + Uyghur song-dance show (approx. cost CNY 300) Urumqi to Xi’An to Singapore...
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So while my daughter felt completely at home in this big doll-house and ran around the pool area, in my opinion (I am sure shared by most), the centre of decadence, as though Dali were her grandfather (although some stories point towards his incapability of being one, ahem..), with the two thrones and Pirelli tiles and the Michelin man, ‘whee-ing’ and ‘whooping’ at the swans spewing fountain jets across the pool, I wandered over to one of the terraces and looked out at the cypresses standing guard and the gaily painted fishing boats, and the sea and the rocks, and that man playing the piano in the middle of the sea, and those gigantic alabaster eggs and a hand twirling a moustache, waving a paintbrush at the ready!...