Travel Blogs from Jingmen
Hello blog followers! Sorry for the delay. This is the Jingmen post and I am about to start on our next city, Wuhan. Thanks for reading!
After Beijing we spent five nights in Jingmen, Hubei province, where Jin grew up and her family still lives. We spent a lot of time enjoying home-cooked and local foods, and hanging out with all of her family members. Everyone was so friendly, warm, funny, welcoming, and ...
... a bus to the Yangtze Explorer. Our guide for the bus ride was Gary. He mostly talked about his 2 baby sons ( he could have two children because he and his wife are minorities.) who worked as a bank clerk. He we nt went on about how hard it was to get married and the permission that he had to be granted took three years! This was trying to get his in law's permission. It was also ...
Today was another early start, with the alarm set for 5.45, downstairs in the lobby for 6.30 and another packed breakfast on the coach to the airport.
The flight was only an hour, they served a roll filled with hot tuna mayo. Before long we were in the coach going for lunch. Today was a travel day as after lunch we settled down to a four and a half hour journey to Yichang. We spread out ...
- went through the three gorges locks at night which was really cool - could touch the wall of the locks from my room - cool mechanical moaning sounds
- Three Gorges Dam Tour - foggy - but really can't understand how it's set up
- Find and say goodbye to housekeeper who brought me to boat - very nice car arranged to train to take me to ...
... and foundations were still there and visible, despite that most sections of the area had been restored. As so many sites in China have been restored to look close to new, it is nice to once in a while see sites that actually look old and weathered.
We're back in Jingmen now, and will be getting on a train to Kunming in the evening. It will be a long ride, but maybe it's about time we got around to some of that homework we ...
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No.8 Fengyuan Road, Duodao District, Jingmen | Hotelfrom $40