People’s Republic of China aka Red China
Ancient Street Youth Hostel +862987264259 email@example.com
Small and barely adequate double room with a/c and shared bathroom for an overpriced CNY 120.- or US$ 18.80 per night. No wifi inside the room. Arrogant and xenophobic staff.
Click below for an interactive satellite view of the Ancient Street Youth Hostel and for directions:
Circumnavigating Xian’s large city centre in two-heel drive, in a healthy clockwise direction, along the formidable old city wall (12 m high, 18 m wide at the bottom, 15 m wide at the top; admission from the : CNY 20.- or US$ 3.10 per person for senior citizens; length of walk: 14 km, duration: 4 ½ hours) which is touted by the comrades in charge of national tourism as "...the world’s largest and oldest city wall": built in the Ming dynasty (approximately 1368 - 1644 CE but who's counting) on the foundation of the Chang'an imperial city wall of the Tang dynasty (approximately 618 - 907 CE but who's counting) and fully restored during China's last communist dynasty (1947 - ? CE) in the 1980s.