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... over 8 hours after departing, bunked into our new hotel, had a quick lunch and then headed for our concert.
We have a birthday in the clan today – Happy Birthday Matt Stein, Principal 2nd Cornet.
We are up again at 6:00am tomorrow but its a FREE DAY(!!) once we get to Guangzhou on the bullet train. I will be a welcome respite after a night on the sleeper, two 6:00am starts and a LOT of ...
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 ...
I had enough of lines so I decided to go to less touristy places the rest of the time I had off. The next day, I headed to Yueyang, where I would attempt to board a ferry to a mysterious island where a very special tea is grown. When you make it, the leaves stand up straight, like needles in your pot. Ok, so Yueyang is only 1.5 hours away. I got there at about 10:30 but got hopelessly lost in a crazy, smelly Chinese market. I was so traumatized I couldn't even take ...
06:45 wake up call again on the boat loud speaker system :( We had docked at Zigui. We had to leave the boat at 07:30 and took a squashed small bus with the other G group to Yichang. Here we spent the morning in a massive shopping mall, getting brunch and snacks before getting another more comfortable bus to the train station in Yichang. Here we took a fast train to Wuchang, where we had to leave the station and re-enter for the over night train ...
... 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.
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