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... paid for my ticket again and we wandered around all morning through dilapidated buildings and on hand cut sidewalks. There's not a lot to say about the ancient village, it was the same as most of the villages I have seen, but perhaps there was a more "authentic" feeling there. Probably because people still live there in the old style and there were a lot of chickens running around. I realized THIS is how bird ...
I got to Nanchang at around 11:30 p.m. on Friday night. I got to take the fast train this time! It only took three hours. I didn't think Leona would pick me up so late at night, but she did and even brought me a red bean pie from KFC when she met me at the station.
Her house is way out in the suburbs and her husband actually drove us all the way there.
In the morning we went downtown and saw People's Square with her husband. He had to ...
... 8217;s walk into the city centre (five minutes by motto).
Why not stay in the city? Because it’s freezing and the walk warms the bones.
My hotel is a Business Hotel I get at a very nice rate through a friend.
Each evening I spend a few hours walking around searching for something new to eat and then walk back to ...
... the service stopped for the night.
We had no plans to do anything here except catch a bus; the problem is that our bus to-day doesn't leave until 3:40pm, so we just wandered a bit. Nanchang is by no means a lovely city, but there are few cities in the world that are. It's certainly not worth the disdain it received from others when I told them I was coming here.
... the Nanchang train station. Women stood on the sidewalk holding advertisements for rooms. In the pictures the rooms looked clean, but they were not; the rooms in those places are worn and greasy with the juices and oils of a thousand travelers who eat and spit and do other things above the wet and littered streets.
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