Travel Blogs from Cangzhou
Today we gave our group presentation on ancient artwork in the Qin dynasty, which is one of the most eventful of the Chinese dynasties. We did our presentation on the construction of The Great Wall and the Terra Cotta Army. This was a really interesting project and it taught me a lot about a really significant time in China's history. After lunch, which I am starting to get really sick of because we eat the same thing everyday, we had our ...
... train, perhaps because of their limited English (although that didn't stop the Russians). When I go to pour hot water into my pickled cabbage flavoured noodles, I hear the carriage attendant say '**** you', I'm surprised but then he says 'Liv-pool', 'Stev-Gerrad' and I realise he said '****-ball'. I laugh and he indicates 'England very good', 'Italy very bad'. The last Liverpool supporter I met was the Mongolian that ...
So we took pictures this morning with all the kids that went to China. We checked out of our beautiful hotel and took the to bullet train to shanghai. The train is SO nice and the chairs were red velvet and big. We had so much leg room and it didn't feel like we were on a train. They ordered subway for us for lunch but when they gave them to us they were really Saggy we ate potato chips and banana. ;) Kalie wrote in her journal and wanted to finish it before we ...
You know your hostel sucked when the train's soft sleeper is more comfortable! Actually slept through the night until fabricated birdsong began to belt through the cabin speakers at 7am- why?!!! We were all pleasantly resting, and the train doesn't arrive for another 2.5 hours. Lonely Planet had me worried about getting a ticket to ...
... City and Tianjin City.
Cangzhou city is located in the middle of Liaocheng city and Tianjin City. From Jining to Liaocheng is around 300km and from Liaocheng to Tianjin is around 140km. Liaocheng is also a city with Grand Canal runs through it. But now most part of the Grand Canal is dry. Only some part in the downtown city is still with water and acts as part of a park. Now the most famous landmark of the city is the Iron Lion.
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking