Xinhua Hotel (Shuanglong Avenue)
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... land beside the
river. The community stayed together so she still has her friends around her.
The elderly who have been relocated are well provided for with government pensions.
Families are expected to look after their aging parents. They don’t appear to have
homes for the old as we do. To make extra money she and her husband carry
tourists on a sedan chair as she is very strong. They also sell potatoes which
they had ...
... us around and one of them, Amy, taught us how to eat and fully experience the legendary hot pot (a big boiling bowl full of oil positioned in the middle of the table in which the diners sink all the possible unimaginable mix of vegetables and meet). Of course the boiling oil must be super chilly.
We visited Ciqikou, the old city. The small cosy alleys are abundant with souvenirs, ...
... for several days, that might be the cause. Ship ahoy! -------------- On board now. I have 4G telephone network, probably as long as we are in Chongqing. On board we are bathed in luxury. I had secretly been hoping for a dark junk, manned by captain four-fingered Wu and a secret landing by night in a run down part of the harbor. But no such luck. Charming smiling stewardesses, who greet me in english, even though Sisi and I are the only foreigners on board. The bedroom ...
... of awkwardness the girls must have figured out they weren’t intentionally brought here, because they disappeared. They night went on and it was a great time. We had some BBQ and then headed home.
The next day was a bit lazy but in the afternoon I went to play some basketball in about 88 degree weather and 100% humidity. It was fun, but when I went home my shower wasn’t working. I called John and he said the same thing. A little bit later ...
As I stare the waffle down to my left, the realization hits me, hard, that I'm seven months in. 7. Seven. That's crazy. I mention the waffle simply because it is a reminder of the constantly evolving Hechuan, when even the smallest developments feel like a massive step for mankind in my world. The most recent developments include the bread shop downstairs now making waffles (two today since I woke up), and a large pedestrian bridge that was built in a day (really) ...