Jinling Liyang Palace
Travel Blogs from Liyang
... They make it look so easy! One of the ladies making the designs didn't look older than me, but she was 37. She had been working there for 17 years! That is why they are so good at what they do.
After lunch, we headed out back into the pouring rain to see the Yixing 7th Annual Ceramics Art and Culture Festival show, which displayed many Yixing traditional teapots, celadon work, and sculptural pieces. The place was massive! ...
Today we left early in the morning for Yixing (ee-shing) which was about a 3 hour drive. The main highway we rode was very pretty, with tidily trimmed shrubs in the median. Along the roadside for the majority of the drive there were rice fields, small houses and villages, and fish, shrimp, oyster, crab, and pearl farms. Our guide Lesley also mentioned that the Chinese people like to eat turtle as well (a special kind meant ...
... we managed to pass the other boat. The ride had small rapids, not really big enough to make it too scary, but big enough to get my shoes wet.
After the first cave, we went to another nearby cave. The second cave was much better. Outside of the cave was a very large statue of Fan Li. It was said that lived in the area and he was very wealthy. According ...
... I was asked to be photographed by at least 7 different people.
In the late afternoon I took the subway to the train station where I was to meet my travel companion. The subway in Nanjing and Beijing is soooo much nicer than New York. More modern, easier to use, cleaner, safer, and a smoother ride. And on top of that, it only cost about 40 cents to ride it. While I was waiting - I walked around a ...
... so I was going to miss school and I would have to wait all day in Nanjing for my travel conpanion to arrive. Still it wasn't that big a deal because I wanted to see more of Nanjing and we had to go to Nanjing anyway to catch the train to Beijing. Because I had to go to Nanjing early in the morning I needed to pack before I went to sleep. And on top of that, the hotel informed us that we wouldn't have electricity in our rooms ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center