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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 ...
... cormorants, which are still used for fishing. They have rings put around their necks, so when they catch the fish they can't swallow, and the fishermen can retrieve the fish. Hopefully a practice which is dying out!
Yangzhou was a dirt poor village up to a few years ago, but is now rapidly expanding, with houses, hotels and shops being built. Streets full of restaurants and shops selling all sorts of touristy ...
... i found piglets alive in china! :) It was set up to keep the history of chinese farming alive, but now its just a nice day out wandering around and there is a large lake in the middle with boat rides and ox rides and a funfair! It was brilliant, we had so much fun! I learnt a lot too! Alissa was a lot like me and we got on so well, it was a shame i only got to meet her for one day! But we keep in touch through email and QQ and were planning to meet up in suzhou before i leave! :)
... the birds from swallowing larger fish,
which are held in their throat, but the birds can swallow smaller fish. When a
cormorant has caught a fish in its throat, the fisherman brings the bird back
to the boat and has the bird spit the fish up. Though cormorant fishing once
was a successful industry, its primary use today is to serve the tourism
industry. We wondered what the SPCA would think of this in NZ! As said, mainly
just for tourists.
Yangshou is noted for being the most picaresque place in China and rightly given. On the bus ride there we went through some stunning scenery, paddy-fields, mountain ranges and lush jungle.
However, Yangshou town centre can only be described as the Chinese Magaluf on drugs! Swarming with Chinese tourists and literally thousands of shops, restaurants and bars, not quite what I was expecting. We had signed up to a pretty full program of exciting activities thou so I ...