Guan Hai Lou Hotel
Travel Blogs from Zhenjiang
... wall .. this was very interesting and only had about 10 people walking on it! Amazing!!!
Next we went back to the hostel to collect out bags then got another train out to Nanjing South Railway Station to catch a G bullet train to Zhenjiang (another town further east along The Yantze River) 21 minutes away. We ended up at the wrong railway station (we need to be at Zhenjiang Station - not Zhenjiang South) so had to catch a ...
Today main schedule is slim Xihu located in the south of yangzhou very beautiful in April these days. The city flower of Yangzhou Qiong glower broom for only ten days in April. We are very lucky to see it because of higher temperature. The restaurant "食为天” is delicious and worth of money average rate for one person CNY 60. Great first day ...
... climbing up the hill, most of which I failed to recognise!
The river was very busy, with lots of small bamboo rafts, smaller boats, as well as countless ferries like ours chugging up and down the river.We were told that , in the high season there would be twice as much traffic. Hard to imagine, as although the river is wide, the deep part is actually quite narrow.
We saw a few water buffalo along the banks, ...
... all of these dumplings! It was soo much food! Typical china! They really do live to eat!
In the afternoon i went to see Alissa's house, now the downside was she lived on the 21st floor and the lift wasn't working! Her flat was the most homely home i've seen in china, it had a sofa and everything! After a tour and some milk we headed off to a place that was clearly designed for me! We went to Suzhou Farming Cultural Garden! Which was a huge place full of animals including ...
... The homes in the
settlement were interesting, an obvious difference between the poor and more
affluent as some 2-3 storied dwellings would only have part of the house
occupied as the family saved enough money to finish building. Each family
member is entitled by the government to own ½ an acre, and this is returned to
government when a person dies. Our guide remarked on the closeness of the people
in the settlement and how they help and ...