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Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay), Enjoying Natural Toilet Break, then Checking into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located in Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River – West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang – Silk Road of China

Filed Under (China, Cuisines, Karamay, Kelemayi, Silk Road, Travelling, Xianyang) by Janet on 08-04-2010


After an amazing exploration of beautiful GHOST CITY (also Known as WIND CITY) located at Nothwest Edge of Zhungharian Basin in Northeast City of Kelamayi (Karamay), our Tour Coach has now stopped at a Tollgate along Silk Road of China :

Stopping At Tollgate while Travelling from GHOST CITY in Kelamayi (Karamay) to Burqin located on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of China Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Actually we’ve just driven past the above Tower that reads “World’s GHOST CITY Welcomes You” (written in Chinese)!! Yea, we were indeed met with a most Welcome treat first thing coming into Kelamayi (Karamay) from Kuitun this morning!

Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaTravelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaPassing Through TollGate while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaPassing Through TollGate while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaSights of Camels in Lovely Desert while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaNatural Toilet Break amidst Lovely Desert Bushes while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Nevertheless it sure is a pretty Natural Site out here amidst vast lands of Deserts & Mountains – & the Desert Bushes are gorgeous too!!

Natural Toilet Break amidst Lovely Desert Bushes while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Bet this above particular ground where its huge lovely bunch of Bushes are especially healthy & beautiful looking cos it must have been a most regular Natural Toilet (Pee Pee ground!!) for many visitors travelling along this long deserted stretch of Silk Road of China huh ahahahaaa!!!!!

Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaTraveling from Kelamayi (Karamay) to Burqin located on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaNatural Toilet Break amidst Deserts while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Well, when we’ve got to pee, we’ve got to pee huh!! And OF COURSE hahahah & we all ENJOYED IT sososoo much – What a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity especially for adventurous Me hahahahaaa!!!!

Natural Toilet Break amidst Deserts while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaNatural Toilet Break amidst Deserts while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaNatural Toilet Break amidst Deserts while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaTraveling from Kelamayi (Karamay) to Burqin located on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaNatural Toilet Break amidst Lovely Deserts while Travelling from Kelamayi (Karamay) & Checkng into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaTraveling from Kelamayi (Karamay) to Burqin located on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaTraveling from Kelamayi (Karamay) to Burqin located on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of ChinaArriving from Kelamayi (Karamay) at Burqin Tollgate located on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of ChinaArriving from Kelamayi (Karamay) at Burqin Tollgate located on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of ChinaArriving from Kelamayi (Karamay) at Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of ChinaArriving from Kelamayi (Karamay) at Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin at Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of China

Now, let us enjoy my following Slideshow containing my other pics taken of our Road Trip from Kelamayi (Karamay) here to Burqin :

 

Arriving from Kelamayi (Karamay) at Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin at Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of ChinaChecking into Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin at Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of ChinaMy Warmy Lovely Cats Pyjamas from Melbourne hanging inside Mystic Lake Grand Hotel Room in Burqin - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of China

Hmmm this above CATS Pyjamas’s my favourite sleeping wear which I bought at Queen Victoria’s Market in Melbourne, VictoriaAustralia, many yrs ago during one of my several favourite Shopping Trips back there!!

Haaaa now I really miss shopping!!!! Hey how wonderful cos there’s a Souvenirs Shop just down below at the Mystic Lake Grand Hotel’s Lobby heheheee!!!

Mystic Lake Grand Hotel Souvenirs Store located at Burqin at Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang in Silk Road of ChinaMystic Lake Grand Hotel located in Burqin at Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Now, I almost forgot that it was China’s National Day yesterday – as shown in Chinese wordings “Huan Yi Gou Qing” meaning “Welcome National Day” here at the Hotel’s Reception Counter.

HUGE Jade Chinese Cabbage (Pak Choi or Pak Choy) meaning 100 Types of Prosperity Luck (in Cantonese) placed at Grand Entrance of Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located in Burqin at Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Ha I just love this HUGE JADE Chinese Cabbage (with Chinese character “Chai” meaning “Wealth”) sitting right in the middle of the Hotel’s beautiful grand Lobby!!

The Chinese Cabbage, known as “Pak Choi” or “Pak Choy” (in Cantonese), literally means “100 Types of Prosperity Luck”, & such a display signifies & brings Great LuckGreat Wealth multiplying in Power to the Hotel!!!

HUGE Jade Chinese Cabbage (Pak Choi or Pak Choy) meaning 100 Types of Prosperity Luck (in Cantonese) placed at Grand Entrance of Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located in Burqin at Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Below’s another Slideshow containing more pics of the beautiful Mystic Lake Grand Hotel :

Haha the more I look at the above Chinese Cabbage, the more I’m begining to feel hungry now heheheee…………

Enjoying Dinner at Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaEnjoying Chinese Cabbages with Noddles & Meat, & Stirfry Bean Sprouts at Dinner in Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaEnjoying Sprite & Wusu Beer at Dinner in Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

Oh we’re having Wushu Beer again!! Wushu Beer is light, cool & nice especially for hot weather here. I don’t normally like or drink Beer at all, except quite liking Victoria Bitter (hahahah guess cos I LOVE Australia sososo much huh?!?!!!), & now sometimes I’ll enjoy a small half-glass or two of Wushu Beer when I’m feeling too much heat while travelling here along the Silk Road of China!!!

Enjoying Stewed Muttons & Braised Freshwater Fish at Dinner in Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaEnjoying Huge Mun Tou (Chinese Plain Buns) & Stirfy Zucchini at Dinner in Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaEnjoying Stewed Chicken with Potatoes & Chili Sauce at Dinner in Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaEnjoying Delicious Stirfry Vegetables at Dinner in Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of ChinaEnjoying Delicious Mian Sian in Soup (Mee Sua) & Seaweed Soup at Dinner in Mystic Lake Grand Hotel located at Burqin on Bank of Ertish (E Er Qi Si) River - West Altay (Aletai), Xinjiang - Silk Road of China

What a most yummilicious Dinner we’ve just had here at Mystic Lake Grand Hotel. And I especially love its many gorgeous Chandeliers!!

Hmmm & what a beautiful name to the Hotel too, & its Chef’s cooked cuisines are also so well prepared & so delicious – especially the last Mian Sian in Soup, which tastes exactly just like Singapore style home-cooked Mee Sua that I adore so much which Mom always make for me back home!!!

Hmm I’m one really very happy gal right now after dinner!!! But haaa I’m already missing my Mommy dearest now :( (

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