Huarui Danfeng Jianguo Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
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A couple of days go we braced ourselves in readiness for the impending trauma of travelling on the overnight train. True – it was a bit rubbish but it lived up (or down) to all the hype. It was what it was – nothing more – nothing less. Today's bus trip was in a different league. We knew from the outset that it might be 6 hours but that was reduced to possibly 5 when we looked the route options. What we ...
We arrived safely in Changsha on Sunday. Smile, our guide, was there to greet us at the airport in Changsha. All of the Chinese guides pick another name that is Americanized or easier to pronounce. Mia decided Smile was appropriate because he smiled all of the time. In contrast to our driver that did not smile. However, he was a great driver and he did get us everywhere we needed to go in Yueyang. Believe me that is no small feet as we watched him skillfully navigate through the mess ...
... where to get the cheaper ticket and I got on the boat with everyone else. Guess what?! No lines or crazy crowds on the island! It was cool, I bought some tea for Joe because he was working and I'm cool like that. Plus I think he hates me for putting him through trauma on Thursday. This is a tiny island, folks. But surprise surprise, I managed to get lost once again. Five hours of wandering after I got off the boat, I found the boat again. I dunno what is going on with ...
... 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 ...
... br> Like the other two great towers of Jiangnan, Yueyang Tower is famous partly due to its literary associations, namely the piece Yueyang Lou Ji, loosely translated as Memorial to Yueyang Tower, written by renowned Song poet Fan Zhongyan at the invitation of his friend Teng Zijing, who in 1044 became local governor and rebuilt the tower, and subsequent play Yueyang Tower by one of the most renown Chinese dramatists Ma Zhiyuan in the Yuan Dynasty era.