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Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... and then took a 5hr bus ride to catch the boat to explore the Yangtze River...China's largest and the third largest river in the world. Chongquing is a big glum city so we didn't venture far from the hostel. We tried tasting the local delicacy 'hot pot' which was ermmm...different and odd to put it mildly! See pic. We left the restaurant hungry and didn't have the balls to eat what was thrown inside the bubbling mix of oil and chillies. We have decided to stay vegetarian for ...
... having a smart phone/nice clothes/a good car than the fact that you can't see the top of any buildings because of all the smog.
We went to bed, hoping that the comfy mattress would take away our "Chongqing Blues" (which is actually a film, hopefully not about a couple who go travelling and end up topping themselves when they reach Chongqing!)
The next morning (10th January), we had a re-think about our timetable and route through China, as we seem to ...
... as material to proof the existence of intelligent life outside of China. Intelligent?
“Yes”, I got up and asked for permission to use the blackboard, “it’s true.”
I grabbed a piece of chalk and drew a draft of how I arrange the desks in my classroom in the shape of a ‘U’.
He Wu told the class, that I, the teacher, had suggested him to make this question-and-answer-thing a ...
by Julia Powalla
Julia mentioned, He Wu and Zhao Rong had taken her to a place like that before: an open air museum with re-build old Chinese country houses. On the way to the 'fake ancient town' He Wu kept referring to, he stopped the car in front of a modern Expo building, covered with lawns and trees on various plateaus. "Diversity" he said, repeating what I had said about China in front of his class. "Old - and new." Julia noticed how ineffective ...
... line at a bus stop
People smoking thin cigarettes
People pointing in a direction saying „this way“, and, when Julia asks them in Chinese whether it’s correct to go straight, turn left after two blocks, and then right, they keep pointing and repeat „this way, this way“.
Heaters that ...