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... no English menus and certainly no McDonalds), Catching the local buses hasn't been too hard as you just stand on the road to where you want to go and flag one down as it passes. Managed always to get where I wanted to go, and back. And have always found something to eat although at times I was not sure what it was After my bike ride with the hostel owner he cooked dinner - rice and duck. I wasn't too sure about the duck and even less sure when he told me it was duck ...
... The original tower was built in AD 223 but the one I saw was a reconstruction - built in 1980. It has actually been reconstructed many times so who knows if it still resembles the original. Looked good though. The magical dancing crane, immortalised in the poetry of Cui Hao, has long since flown though. Passed by a couple of temples on my ...
From Yichang it was overland east - to Wuhan. Before I got off the boat I asked how I could get from the dock to the railway station at Yichang to catch a train to Wuhan. I thought the dock would be in the town, and that the town was relatively small. Silly me. The dock was 10-15 km from the town and, like all places in China, it was home to millions so was a bit more than a town. "Get a private car from the dock" I ...
... experience. We had to take it to Wuhan and then change to another heading to Chongqing. The train to Wuhan was packed, and all the people were jammed into cabins the size of my bathroom, with 6 bunks, 3 on each side which meant climbing over 2 metres to get to your bed for some people. My friend, who is actually my Chinese-English language exchange partner, is in his 50's, but being quite fit didn't seem to mind clambering up this small cliff face to ...
... There were literally TONs of
musical instruments, the coffins of 21 young women, and utensils which included
bronze jars that held 700 liters of wine each! The most impressive instruments
were the bronze chime bells. They were very well designed and represent
perfectly pitched C scale and had instructions for their play engraved right on
the bells. We went to a concert there that used some replica bells, but ...