Grand Metropark Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... lovely. (What is the difference?) Incredible beauty all around us! We were surrounded and enfolded by beauty. Mountains rising high into the faded blue sky bookended the wide river, the third longest in the world. The Yangtze River Valley is home to 1/15th of the world's population, 1/3 of China's! On our last day onboard we went through the third gorge, the Xiling, the most dangerous, at least before the dam ...
... Calcutta and Burma over the Himalayas and into Chongquing. The runway was on an island on the river here. General Stilwell surely lived in a, then, luxurious lifestyle. Through history military, politicians, heads of countries and royalty have always lived this way. The streets of squalor were and are right at their back door.
Chongquing is also known for their spicy Szechuan food and hotpots. The humidity here takes your breath ...
... possible. We looked forward to the following day when we would travel through the scenic and famous three gorges. We were not disappointed! Everyone gathered outside on the roof deck with cameras ready. The first gorge is known as Qutang, and the steep walled canyons are featured on the 10 RMB note. It is only 8 km long with a very narrow passage. It felt like we were going through a wind tunnel! We continued on to the second gorge, the Wu Gorge, where we docked, and ...
... coming. He had his typical energetic spirit and was happy that we came. As I walked throughout the bar waiting for these people to come in, I noticed some new pictures on the wall: us. Zhang Xu had printed out pictures of the previous weekend where Keel and Neil stopped in, joined along with a bunch of our students. The right side of the bar is now decorated ...
... with some government document stuff, so we took a moto-taxis back. It was awesome. It was 6 yuan to get back and it was pretty exhilarating.
For my second week of teaching I wanted to do something that everyone would get excited about since my last week was boring introductions. I was told in CIEE orientation that the students love dating games. So I did a 40 minute lecture on dating in America and a 40 minute speed dating game. Its really ...