Jintai Hotel(Cangbai Road)
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... right past the house and only found out later because Mike asked where it was. Too late to take a photo but now administrative offices. Strange to think it was the power house of the Chinese government in the war with visitors such as all the American generals in Asia and even W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood! We should include more about the war in Asia in our schools now World History is so fashionable. One passenger asked me "Was China ...
... we drove to the downtown center and we had about an hour to wander around. We visited a nine story center that is built into the side of the hill. It is where the people used to live before the city became so big and filled up with condominiums. It was interesting to walk around and see what was offered. One street was just snacks aptly called Snack Street. We did stop at a Dairy Queen and got an ice cream cone. It ...
... the beautiful gardens and could enter the
temple. I chose not to climb the 99 steps because it was very hot and some of
the steps were more like ladders. Dale went and said it was OK, but then he
spent years climbing ladders in the refinery! Afterwards we braved the market.
Dale bought an item that started at 400 yuan (1 yuan= 16 cents) and the guy
finally agreed to sell it for 120. We walked to the next stand and the guy
... town is under water. It is very small by Chinese standards - only 20,000! And they were all out on the roads that line the street with their merchandise! It is famous for a 10 story pagoda, which used to be at the top of the mountain, some 70 meters above where the people lived, but is now slightly above ground level on a little island reached by a suspension bridge. I walked with the group as far as the pagoda but opted not to climb to ...
After having a wonderful and relaxing time on the Yangtze river enjoying the breathtaking views of the lesser gorges, mountains and happy locals, we headed to Chong Qing and back to the bustle of the city.
Chong Qing was an interesting city known for its spicy cuisine. After an orientation walk, Ricky took us to a restaurant to try the famous Hot Pot. Curious, I couldn't wait to see what this Hot Pot meal was about.