Jianghong International Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Thank goodness I'm off that boat! What a relief. Chonqing, our disembarkation point, is the largest city in China I am told. I can verify that it is humongous. The city is plagued by oppressive pollution and I'm glad that we merely passed through early in the morning. We didn't have to drive too far in the morning to Dazu where we spent the night at the grandly named Emperor Hotel. Sadly, grandly named is all it was. If anyone was hoping for a bit ...
... at where I was able to have a delicious noodle soup for dinner from a vendor near the ferry port. As we boarded the boat after the first of the Three Gorges we missed the spectacle of passing through it which was a huge disappointment. On our first full day we passed through the second of the gorges, but we were asleep as it was so early in the morning! So that left gorge number three. This was spectacular, but the mood of ...
This morning we took a bus to the Dazu Rock Carvings near the village of Baodingshan ( about three hours by slow bus (traffic) west of Chongqing. The Dazu Rock Carvings are a series of Chinese Buddhist rock sculptures and carvings, dating back to the 7th century AD, depicting and influenced by Tibetan schooled Buddhism, Confucian philosophy and Taoist beliefs. The Dazu Rock Carvings are a magnificent set of Buddhist sculptures carved directly into the stone cliffs ...
... until late in the evening, so we dumped our bags and set off to explore this little-known place.
A short time of strolling in the pleasant but nondescript city centre, however, led us to the conclusion that it was far too hot to really do anything. Instead, we darted into a shopping mall, and spent several hours in various states of ambling, browsing and sitting, until the hottest part of the day was gone and we could return to the streets in the late afternoon glow. Making ...
The reason for our trip to Chongqing was to visit the Dazu - an area of Buddhist grottos dating back to round 800 AD - We took a taxi to the bus station then a 2.5 hour bus ride along a good highway and then a mini van to the complex. We were not disappointed - truly amazing - not too crowded - we were early.
After a few hours and delicious food we took the bus back to Chongqing where we were dropped at a different bus station - taxi driver ...