Travel Blogs from Yueyang
... hour or so later I finally ended up at the place I needed to go. I printed a map this time and it was wrong so I got lost one more time. Ha! This probably sounds HILARIOUS to you, but it's really not. Being lost in china sucks. A lot. Anyway, eventually I found a tour guide who attempted to sell me a ferry ticket at double the price. I showed her my book which said the real price and she backed down. Yeah, go try and screw someone else less informed, lady! She ...
... Both G groups were together on the train. No alcohol on this train after last night and we spent some of the time playing Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. We didn't make it to the million like we did on our bus ride the other day. Had an early ish night but the train carriages kept banging together (more than usual) which wakes you up every few minutes or so. Not a great nights sleep especially when they play rubbish music first thing in the ...
... Three Kingdoms Period, when Lu Su, commander in chief of the forces of Wu, was sent to the area to fortify it and train the fleet there. To ease the inspection and command of ships he constructed a tower near the strategic location where Lake Dongting joins the Yangtze River, from which the whole of Lake Dongting was visible. This inspection tower, then called the Ba Ling Tower after the nearby city of Ba Ling, was the first incarnation of Yueyang ...
Yueyang is a prefecture-level city (over 5-millon people) at the northeastern corner of Hunan province, South Central China, on the southern shores of Dongting Lake.
We visited an elementary school sponsored by Viking River Cruises. We were greeted and entertained by the children, we came prepared and gave boxes of crayons. The Yangtze River is causing minor flooding as we continue to head upstream towards the Three Gorges ...
... air of Yueyang, such a relief from the smog of Beijing. As we spend our morning getting acquainted with my daughter's birth city, pretty much in the middle of China, we notice the difference in the roads here as compared to Beijing and Changsha. Yueyang is a city of beauty, ancient and new, natural and man made. The design of its new buildings is distinct and tasteful and its roadways are more like wide uncongested boulevards. The broad ...
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