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Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... step over with their right foot and men with their left! Next we went to a genuine street market. Everyone out for their Sunday constitutional with lots of food shops and a real squash. Usual smells and vistas. Then off to Eling Park where the wartime British Embassy is now a car park. The guide pointed out the spot where Madam Chiang took her early morning tea but interestingly not Chiang Kaishek's home. Guess he's not that popular these days! ...
... into the back of my seat and leaning on the top of my seat, enough so that twice he pulled my hair. The guy next to Terry fell asleep, facing her with very foul breath. He was also spilling into her seat. Apparently all the people around us were traveling together. They were yelling for most of the trip. I have firmly decided that the Chinese are just very loud people.
Upon landing in Chongquin, the largest city ...
... when you buy a condo here it comes as just bare
walls—no kitchen, bathrooms or windows and doors. You have to do all that
This afternoon they prepared a
normal lunch, but as an added bonus they made Chinese street food for us to
try—chicken feet, pig tails and ears, 100 year old eggs, lotus root, and a few other pickled things. I tried the
lotus—kind of smoky with the consistency of a ...
... taste as well as it smelled. Tonight for dinner we had a hot pot. For those who have never had one before, it is hot in terms of both temperature and spice. You definitely walk out after dinner having sweat a bit from the spices but it is really delicious if you like hot food. The one person in our group had sweat dripping down his face from how spicy it was. Mom, this is one that I think you best ...
After having a wonderful and relaxing time on the Yangtze river enjoying the breathtaking views of the lesser gorges, mountains and happy locals, we headed to Chong Qing and back to the bustle of the city.
Chong Qing was an interesting city known for its spicy cuisine. After an orientation walk, Ricky took us to a restaurant to try the famous Hot Pot. Curious, I couldn't wait to see what this Hot Pot meal was about.
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