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... place. However they didn't prove to be so functional - no water!
For lunch we stopped at Changde and we were grateful for a higher standard than we had had for the past couple of days. And then, as we approached Changsha, the traffic snarled -it was a holiday-so we were taken for a very early dinner before checking into our hotel.
Changsha is China's 3rd city and it was near here that Mao Tse Tung was born.
... a bus from Guangzhou got detoured around Lingling and rather than go all the way back into Lingling, it dropped me off at the bus 7 & 25 stop, way north of town. So, I did my 10 minute walk from my school apartment to catch bus 13, rode it 10 minutes to the first stop across the river and transferred to bus 7. It turns out "way north of town" was only about 3 of the 6-7 miles to the airport. But, this is China. Some motorcycle or 3-wheeler going my ...
... for area code. Amazing, it detected I was an American user. The nice student barrista switched it to Chinese, put in my Chinese phone number, then switched back to the English, quite competently. Of course I was at that moment her only customer and she was learning English, though not her major.
Then it was the subway to Wuyi Square. Catching the subway was easy, thanks to the transportation card and only one line to choose from, but ...
... are usually 100-200 RMB. Passing that interesting area as inconspicuously as possible, I turned down Xiaoxiang Middle Road, back toward Xinmin Road. Xiaoxiang: what an interesting name. The Xiao River flows into the Xiang River just North of Lingling. This would be like us naming a street back home the "Santiam Willamette Street." I was searching for a shop that might have the power strip I needed. Finding nothing on Xinmin, I turned SSW onto Lushan (literally in my mind ...
... type, one of which I carry in the wonderful new manbag Ruth got me, with external pouches-one for water bottle, one for collapsible umbrella. My umbrella is so far unique, of all the umbrellas I’ve seen over here.
So here we were, just over an hour after my arrival in Changsha, back on the subway heading into town. Now officially we were getting off at the Yingwanzhen station with it’s most notable feature being the Tongcheng Plaza, ...