Travel Blogs from Zhenjiang
We were just about turfed out of our YHA room, today as before we were even packed or ready to leave at 7.30am, the next occupant was at the door ready to move on in. After a hasty packup, we left our luggage in storage and went to have breakfast.
We then caught a train to Xuana Lake and had a quick tour of its 5 islands before buying some souvenirs and taking a walk along ...
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 ...
... have never had any formal education, but lease out their land. Alf's landlady seems to be an the old woman down the lane, who keeps chickens and lives in a shack from where she hires out bikes!
We went out to eat with an American couple we'd met on the boat earlier. On the menu were roosters testicles, and, and no we didn't try them.
The next day, we explored the local area, walking along by the river to a couple ...
... The homes in the
settlement were interesting, an obvious difference between the poor and more
affluent as some 2-3 storied dwellings would only have part of the house
occupied as the family saved enough money to finish building. Each family
member is entitled by the government to own ½ an acre, and this is returned to
government when a person dies. Our guide remarked on the closeness of the people
in the settlement and how they help and ...
... seen Penis, Cat, Dog, Bullfrog, Starfish, Spider, Seahorse, Brain, Fermented Tofu, rotten egg, cow stomach and more?we have seen it all, either offered or devoured with great enjoyment.
If you are shy, don't come. You will be stared at, talked to, laughed at and have your photo taken. Not glancing stares either, stares that last for minutes and penetrate your soul!
With all that in mind you might ask why anyone would ever go to China in the first ...
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