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The day started well, with us going into the mountains for the day - LuShan Mountain to be exact. Its 1200m high, and there are only a certain amount of cars allowed up from 1000m. So we arrived at base, transferred our stuff and then hopped into the van.... and thats when we discovered we had hired a driver who thought he could use the 'Force' for his driving skills - Darth Vader Force that is...If you ever see this man, do not get in a car with him... there ...
... back to the Institute for a bite of lunch (which kept coming and coming and coming) - we were seriously stuffed.
Checked into our new hotel - the XiaHia Hot Springs hotel, then were whisked off to be shown the local dam - which had heaps of mountains surrounding it - if it wasn't for the fact that we were so full, we would have gone on a boat ride, but to be honest we'd both had enough for the day, and were happy enough just to walk around for a bit, then back to the ...
... but it doesn't work when everyone is constantly jostling for space on the trail, so I inevitably showed up to the station completely soaked and the lady there simply said "mayo" when I asked whether there were any buses back to Nanchang.
"Are you kidding? I took a bus from nanchang here!"
"What about Jiujiang?"
"Ming tian" (tomorrow)
"What? are you serious, why are all those buses constantly leaving???"
... just slightly away from the centre of town, are empty. So, after looking at Chiang's old villa (yep, still there), we sat in a park for a while and then just continued down the mountain on an old path. It was paved, but the further we went, the clearer it became that it had fallen into complete disuse. We came upon a huge manmade pit with a tower of stones in the centre. "A bear pit", I joked. We looked around a ...
... to flee the mainland completely; the Communists may have found plenty of fault in the man, but he certainly knew how to party and they did, too, taking over Chiang's villa and holding a few big conferences here. Today, though you can check out some of these old conference spots, the real draw is what it was over 100 years ago: the scenery.
That's not to say you're in the middle of nowhere. This is China. There's a full-fledged town up ...