Longyuan Holiday Town
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... a40. Ready for a good sleep now, but off to night markets. Tomorrow we are off to NAn hai to have a fun race and then Guangzhou to stay for a few days. We are supposed to get a chance to paddle in a 100 man boat the following day. It is traditionally only for men but we are hoping to get a ...
We are off to a local lake, supposed to be beautiful. There is hot pools and the white-water rafting I think. So should be an exciting day, but raining at moment. The motel we are staying in is luxurious by Chinese standards. We are staying here for 5 or 6 days because our itinery has changed, we are not doing as many races as we first thought. Just reduced to three instead of five, but plans keep changing, so we just have to stay ...
... not bad. Off to a lake tomorrow, as we have a few days spare. Some of the regattas are not on our itinery now, so some are going to Beijing later in week for a few days. The rest are staying in town, and we might do some touristy things. Guilin would be nice to visit, not too far from ...
We visited the Dam this morning, and what an experience that was!
It is absolutely massive, with 26 generators. When it was launched in 2007, it produced 10% of China's energy, but with the continuous increase in demand, it's down to about 2%. But considering the pollution throughout the country, clean energy projects like this are essential.
... saw many goats navigating the cliffs and even saw two monkeys on a rock near the shore.
The rowers are troopers--the journey took two hours of incredible manual labor, but we learned that most of them live two hours away by foot, so they exert a tremendous amount of energy everyday.
At our turning point, they jumped out with a rope to simulate what the Tujia boatmen used to do to ...
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