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Where Guanxi province is a bona fide tourist destination for foreign and domestic visitors alike, Hunan province is more of an up and coming star - already popular with the Chinese and likely to soon become part of Western tourist schedules. Despite this, connections between the two neighbouring provinces are relatively poor and I had spent a lot of time flicking through Lonely Planet and the internet trying to find a train or bus route which would help us out before ...
... for a while; others in the carriage react irritably to announcements in Chinese that I can't comprehend and I have no idea how close we are to my destination, Huaihua. The students take to their phones while the old gents sharing my hard seat launch into an impassioned card game. There seem to be twice as many 5s and 10s as anything else, and cards are slapped down onto the pile between them with aggressive intent. Money changes hands and it ...
... firing tennis balls, it was time to say good bye to the Meow people and Fenghueng. We hopped on a bus (slightly defeating the difficult journey into the first place) and within the hour, we were back on the 7 1/2 bus ride back to Changsha. A brilliant trip and a trip I was able to share with someone very special. As time was running out, this was not going to be my last trip outside of Changsha.
Until Next Time,
From Your Stupid Boy (Abroad?)
... sheer weirdness. In the daytime the town looked totally different, with the river being dug up by loads of diggers. I don't think I've been to one Chinese town that doesn't have a **** load of building work going on. There were also loads of cute old ladies that I kept trying to get sneaky creepy pics ...
It is definitely evident that tourism plays a large economic factor in local economies in China but I question at what cost is this occurring? The day began with a stop to look at fields of tea being grown. I guess I never really thought about the difference between black and green tea but learned today they are made from the same plant leaves and the difference has to do with fermentation. After this brief stop we went to visit Miao King City. This is an ancient village but ...