Jin Bi Garden Hotel
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... a40. Ready for a good sleep now, but off to night markets. Tomorrow we are off to NAn hai to have a fun race and then Guangzhou to stay for a few days. We are supposed to get a chance to paddle in a 100 man boat the following day. It is traditionally only for men but we are hoping to get a ...
We are off to a local lake, supposed to be beautiful. There is hot pools and the white-water rafting I think. So should be an exciting day, but raining at moment. The motel we are staying in is luxurious by Chinese standards. We are staying here for 5 or 6 days because our itinery has changed, we are not doing as many races as we first thought. Just reduced to three instead of five, but plans keep changing, so we just have to stay ...
... not bad. Off to a lake tomorrow, as we have a few days spare. Some of the regattas are not on our itinery now, so some are going to Beijing later in week for a few days. The rest are staying in town, and we might do some touristy things. Guilin would be nice to visit, not too far from ...
... an, I met a couple guys at breakfast from Germany, who are building a natural gas pipeline from Kazakstan. Good to see a focus on reducing reliance on coal.
The park across from the dam was very peaceful.
In the afternoon, we flew to Shanghai and are staying in the most beautiful hotel on the Bund. This is definitely my favorite city thus ...
... saw many goats navigating the cliffs and even saw two monkeys on a rock near the shore.
The rowers are troopers--the journey took two hours of incredible manual labor, but we learned that most of them live two hours away by foot, so they exert a tremendous amount of energy everyday.
At our turning point, they jumped out with a rope to simulate what the Tujia boatmen used to do to ...
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