Baitai Hostel

No.2 Yixingjiu Lane, 1 Group Huangjinka Village, Yiling District, Yichang, Hubei, 443199, China | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Yichang

The naked boatmen

A travel blog entry by chinatour2014 on Apr 23, 2014

5 photos

... for hundreds of years to transport food
supplies to and from the village. These boatmen in sections of the river were
the water was low would pull the boats upstream using long ropes. The clothing the boatmen use to wear was so rough,
once the material got wet it was very abrasive on the skin. To combat this
problem the men would strip right down to nothing and pull the boats up the
stream naked. The village use to have four boats ...

Yangtze River(Oct 13 - 17)

A travel blog entry by wilsondm5 on Oct 17, 2013

4 photos

The next day ( Sunday for us) was a day of travel, departing our hotel at 6:30am for the two & 1/2 hr drive to Shanghai, then a 2 hr flight to Wuhan, followed by a 5 hr drive to Yichang. We boarded the ship about 9 pm that evening. Aboard the MS Yangtze 2, we are surrounded by tour groups from Canada, Germany, Taiwan. Indonesia and China. After a morning off, we boarded the bus for a tour of the Three Gorges Dam. This project which began in 1992 was completed in 2008 at a cost of ...

Yî. Èr. Sân.

A travel blog entry by andi.in.china on Aug 07, 2013

6 comments, 49 photos

... waters of the Shennong Stream, which is a beautiful tributary of the Yangtze. The cliffs are pocked with post holes marking the route of the Han dynasty plank road, built for military access and there are hanging coffins here which the now vanished Bai people hung in the gorge walls over 1000 years ago. No one knows how they got these coffins up there so high either. It’s one of those great mysteries and they are really incredible to see. We ...

Stuck in Wanzhou - and it was great!

A travel blog entry by gdarmo on Aug 07, 2012

2 comments, 34 photos

... of saying 'sterling' 'pounds' and 'quid'

Fortunately not long after they confirmed my payment had gone through and I would definitely get all the deposit back. The room was smaller than the hotel room in Wanzhou, but it was really comfortable. The shower was the best so far in China, and they had some english speaking channels (well 2 - Asian CNN and a Channel called US TV)

I watched about 5 episodes of the programme 'Lie to Me' with Tim Roth - never seen it ...

Venture of Man's Brilliance and Tiring Travel

A travel blog entry by wandertrust on Jun 17, 2011

61 photos

... that there were and tried to compare this to the experiences of the mountains. Mankind could build something so tremendous, over a mile long, blocking and entire river to power our cities and societies. Yet, somehow the whole thing still seemed minuscule in comparison the rows and rows of cloud scraping mountains that we’d just had the pleasure of passing by. Our attempts as human beings surely don’t go without reward, but I suppose they should be recognized ...

Location

This hostel, located on No.2 Yixingjiu Lane, 1 Group Huangjinka Village, Yiling District, Yichang, is near Three Gorges Dam Project.
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