So I have been out on Huang Shan for two days. Early morning going up there and a day later return at 16.30. So two days of walking up and down the mountain has been very hard on the knees. Especially because I twisted my left knee kneeling for a bottle of beer, while getting it out of a fridge. But Huang Shan which is the most beautiful moutain in China, according to the Chinese. And in on my travelling through China I have seen some. The Chinese are right it is stunning. So after arriving at the foot of the mountain we ( met up with a nice couple from the USA) took the cable up to half way up there, so we had more time to see the best part. The piece we skipped was most of it under the trees so no views out there. Around we left the cable car and started walking. First we decided what route we should take, with the info we got from all the maps we had. ( three maps and all different) So on we went. And it was ohs, ahs and stunning every two hundred steps we took. Around 17.00 hours we were at the sunset spot and had a rest there till sthe sunset. Then in the dark to our mountain hostel and after some expensive beers (18 yuan for 0.6 liters) normally in the town the are 5 yuan. Its not so strange that beer is expensive because first it goes up by cable car the it will be carried by small and very strong man to the hostel or other selling point on the mountain. This goes for every item going up the hills. Rice, bedding and building materials and all the things i did not think of. The bed of the hostel was hard so next morning when I woke up I had more pain un my hips then on my legs. Waking up at 3.30 hours to go out for see the sun rise at 05.00. Nice but this day a little less then other days. We were lucky any way because this time of the year it is not the best time to go up the mountain. We had two perfect days 20/25 degrees C. And sunny.
Day two on Huang Shan. After the sunrise I looked for the American couple at their hotel but I could not find them so I left to do some more damage to my body. Going up to 1860 meters and from there I tried to find the cable car back. And guess... I took the wrong path so ended up at my own hostel after a 2.5 hour walk. But my mood became better and better just as the weather and the shots I was able to take. Then I hooked up with a family from Singapore we met at the sunset place. They were going to the west cable car and because I came up by the east one. So joining up with them brought me to place I havent seen yet and did not want to miss. So an other 5 hours of walking up and down. And there it was the cable car OH yeah relief. Then take the bus to Tunxi garb a beer and rest. The fotos will not have many writings with them because I am short of words descibing all this beauty. So again enjoy