Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve (天子山自然保护区) and Yuanjiajie (袁家界景区)

Day 5 was another day of hiking adventure in the Zhangjiajie National Park (张家界国家森林公园) where we had to bring along the plastic admission ticket that we used the day before to enter Ten-Mile Art Gallery and Golden Whip Brook.  If you had read my previous post, you would have remembered we scanned our thumbprints upon…

Qinghe Jinjiang International Hotel (青和锦江国际酒店), Wulingyuan District

When we booked our tour from the Singapore tour agency, in the itinerary, it specified that we would be staying in the only Avatar-themed 5-star hotel called Qinghe Jinjiang International Hotel (青和锦江国际酒店).  Finally, after 3 nights, we checked-into this hotel, awarded the official 5-star rating from China Tourism Board since 2012. Well, the hotel does…

Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery (军声画院) – Promoting Creative Eco-Friendly Art

Junsheng Sandstone Painting Gallery (军声画院: 湖南省张家界市子午路2号), a national 2A-rated tourist attraction in Zhangjiajie city, was our first stop on day 4, an easy and relaxing destination to start another “tough day” ahead. 😛  The gallery was opened to the public in May 2001 by artist Mr Li Junsheng (李军声), presenting a brand new concept of…