Jinling Liyang Palace
Travel Blogs from Liyang
... as well as for the washing of the teapot. This is why there is a tea tray. The whole serving set sits on it and hot water is poured over top of the outside of the teapot and cups to equalize the temperature and clean them. Then the tea is added, washed once to become activated, and then added to again for consumption. The first pour is never something you drink, because the tea has not yet released its flavour. This is ...
... of what small town is! Jiangsu is all about pottery, just like Yixing. There are pots everywhere! In the streets, in the alleys, on the sidewalk, in the shop windows, on the dog and the cat, in other pots...they are EVERYWHERE! Some as tall as me, others smaller than a walnut. The town is similar to Shanghai but a lot less polished (more exotic, less posh). We visited a pot factory and saw how pots are made in ...
... 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 ...
... to the station. The park is across a lake from the downtown section of Nanjing, so you could get a great view of the city. In the park people were rollerblading and flying kites with blinking lights on them.
Our train didn't leave until 10 pm - because my colleague had to teach a class until 5. We decided to take the slow train and sleep the whole way to Beijing and arrive rested early Sat morning.
On Thursday morning we were informed that Thursday night the school was preparing a dinner for us. The dinner was to celebrate 3 things - Mid Autumn Festival, Teachers Day, and our arrival in Yixing. The school was going to be closed on Monday for the Mid Autumn Festival, so I made plans with one of the other Americans to visit Beijing over the weekend.
Unfortunately, I had to go to Nanjing on Friday morning for my ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center