Dragon River Retreat
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... and were having a nap. After spending about an hour here, Sonja needed to put her feet up and put some ice on her ankles to reduce some of the swelling she has been getting from the heat and all the walking over rough terrain. David then went out to the park again and walked to the top of the peak which has a small pagoda on it. There are great views of the town and surrounding area. Yangshou is surrounded by individual narrow ...
... I know is that my back now looks like it has 15 or so huge hickies on it! It was funny though as everybody crowded round when somebody was having the cups removed, laughing at the worst of the bruises!
We were meant to go soloing (climbing without ropes and then jumping into the river) the next morning but the river was too high and fast so instead I caught up on some sleep before we all went to Sally's village. Her family kindly opened up their home to us and we ...
... and bikes we set off for a long bike ride along the river and through so many tiny little villages we lost count. The villages are rough but still possess some character in an odd sort of way. Every once in awhile we would see farmers in the rice fields or in the small plats of land weeding or picking some crops. We saw lots of chickens and baby chicks, and many old people just sitting ...
... t lost just took a different route to the map. When we eventually found out where we were we had to cross the river on a bamboo raft with our bikes, still not lost. We eventually found our way to Moon Hill and managed to get some food after 5 hours non-stop cycling (about 50km covered). We had a really nice sizzling duck dish, we'd had big cravings for duck since Beijing. We didn't fancy the snake wine though, which was basically a big jar of ...
... below with willow trees outside. What was this all about - Kung fu !! For the next hour Donna and Helen had a private lesson with a Kung Fu master learning the basic movements... "Slow dancing" as Donna described it Learning a series of moves it was like dancing by numbers with the master so elegant like a swan followed by two ugly ducklings Robin sat out and left them to it !!! (Wise move) Back to the hotel ...