Travel Blogs from Cangzhou
... meters long! Unreal.
Although in the past the fireworks have stopped at midnight of the Lantern Festival, they have continued into the next day & night so far. Although things were quiet during the latter part of the night, some went off at 5:30 am the next morning. They still continue 20 hours after the end of Spring Festival with solid thumps every 5 minutes or ...
Once safely on board the train I have the whole day to relax and I start to feel much better. The sky is clear again and I realise I've not seen a drop of rain since 1st December when I stopped for three hours in Vilnius. Once in Russia it only snowed rather than raining and almost every day in Mongolia and China have been sunny (at worst a little cloudy). The Chinese (unlike the Russians) are pretty uninterested in me ...
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 ...
... Despite the hassle finding the China Tourism Office (the girls in the lobby of the building actually told me I was in the wrong place, the police man told me to go the other direction, the taxi called a friend and still couldn't find it...) and the fact that credit card machines are nonexistent in China, I now have a ticket ...
... 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