Golden Phoenix Hotel
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... even encouraged in China. #winning.
After lunch Jon and I got a "tour" of the surrounding area by the grandfather. He spoke no English, so we basically just walked around and he followed us. The villagers stared at us the entire time like we were aliens. Very few westerners come to this part of China apparently and a blonde girl and a 6' 5" dude are pretty weird looking to most Chinese ...
... see how and where 'real' Chinese people live rather than see a city built by the government to make everything here see wonderful and 'harmonious'.
The highlight was sitting down by the river watching the action on the water. The Yangtze is a huge and powerful river and at this time of year it is relatively high and very muddy with boats really struggling against the flow to make progress up the river. More interesting ...
... to get down ON the 4th, so we felt very fortunate.
We were able to eat at our favourite restaurants before we headed on out. We also got to meet up with Kensie and Scott for a little while. Both certainly made it worthwhile and we did get to say goodbye to the down we had called home for a ...
... water to feed the fish. Many also got in boats and paddled out to the middle and banged gongs in order to ward off evil spirits and the river dragon. Today they have races. We were able to meet up with a few more Westerners and took a big bus out to a river outside of town to see the races. It was a blast! (Especially with the ...
On a Saturday, the first beautiful Saturday we have had in ages, we decided to go for a walk around the local park. We know one the things we have mentioned before are Michelin Babies, but we have never been able to send a good picture of one until now. This was a beautiful day and Steve and I weren't wearing coats for a good portion of it. One of the traditional things that are done for children is the wearing of massive clothing in ...
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