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... and cleaning their fish and plucking chickens in the same stretch of water ( side by side); and the local crops on the outskirts. Finally on my last day it was by bus to another village - Qinghua to see the Rainbow bridge (800 years old and original!!!) A bit same, same so think I am done with old villages. Very hot and humid. I am certainly in an area where very few western tourists venture. Lots of stares and very little English spoken. Getting food has been a bit hit ...
... The original tower was built in AD 223 but the one I saw was a reconstruction - built in 1980. It has actually been reconstructed many times so who knows if it still resembles the original. Looked good though. The magical dancing crane, immortalised in the poetry of Cui Hao, has long since flown though. Passed by a couple of temples on my ...
... would show me where to get off and get another bus to the station. And that's what I did - all for 50cents. And made the train connection with an hour to spare. Only standing room on the train. Luckily it was only 2 hours on a fast train and I could sit on my backpack in the cafe area. Then set out to find my hostel - that took another hour. Maps here are not good and asking for directions is a real hit and miss ...
... more on that later. We then headed up to famous site in China called the Yellow Crane Tower. it is quite amazing, built on a small hill overlooking the Yantze river. Many poems have been written about it, and my favourite moment of the day was when we stopped for tea in a teahouse overlooking the tower and the river and my friend taught me one of the most famous poems written about the tower, about saying good bye to some friends leaving on a boat in a ...
Surprise, surprise, another cloudy misty
day with intermittent rain! We left the hotel after breakfast and went to a
different airport which allowed us to see even more of the city on our way out.
The airport was very new, quite large and filled with duty free shops. Our
flight left on time at 10:30 and we arrived in Wuhan at 12:30 to more rainy
skies. The plane was quite new and we even got a hot lunch! We picked ...