Dongfang Huayuan Hotel
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... 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 ...
... br> before 1600). Even though it was made of wood, they didn’t use a single nail or
screw and it is still standing. To reach the temple, we walked through town and
were bombarded with people selling their wares. We walked under very ornate
gates and then onto a swaying bridge. It reminded me of the rubber bridge in
the park in Benicia that we played with Trevor on recently. It was a little
creepy and very long! Then ...
... but again it seemed very touristy. We did visit Wuhou shrine temple but compared to the others I have seen so far, it was very similar. It did have some beautiful bonsai gardens though. The shrine was initially built in 223 CE. To avoid being consumed by all the tourists, we located a tea house. We all ordered different teas. Mine smelled really good before the water was poured in but in the end ...
... to the restaurant and there was this large pot in the middle of the table heating up with steam. Ricky handed us each a bowl to create our own sauce to dip our cooked vegetables and meats. He stressed not to take the MSG as this actually was available to eat if people desired it. He also took us up to the sauce buffet and went through all the hot pepper sauces, seasonings, herbs and the rice and noodle choices that you prepare on ...