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Doreen brought me to the high speed train station for my trip to Longhu mountain. My next host was working all day, so I decided to spend the day in this famous park. That also meant that I couldn't drop my bag off at her house, so I might have to carry it all day. Oh snap. In general, I was really satisfied with the way I packed my bag. My clothes choices were not the most stylish, but at least everything was useful and nothing in ...
I woke up too early for the 9 a.m. rendezvous downstairs with the rest of the entourage. That was fine, I got dressed slowly and tried to unstink my sandals. Note to self: Never buy Chacos again. They really suck since the last time I bought them in 2010. Ugh. They're lighter, but the plastic grows nasty bacteria. Ugh.
Anyway, we went for breakfast across the street and Doreen and her ...
The day before, Bob and I went to the bus station and a woman there told us to come back at 11 a.m. the next day for the bus to Yingtan, where I could catch another one to Shangrao to stay with Doreen again.
Before we even left, Bob got a call from the woman saying that the bus was full. Now I would have to go to Nanchang instead, way out of my way. Ugh. Luckily, Bob knew someone who went to university in Shangrao. He said ...
... out, getting on the first bus I saw, assuming it would take me somewhere interesting. Which it did!
I called out and got off the bus when it reached an amazing river with a breathtaking view to this one amazing mountain peak. I sat there for a few minutes, overwhelmed, just looking at the passing bamboo rafts and the view. Then I decided to walk in the general direction of the peak, even though it didn't look climbable. After a while, I'd reached the ...
... hundred inscriptions carved into the red rocks.
The Jiuquxi River, Nine Twists Bamboo Raft Adventure
Click the above for one of my bamboo rafting adventures
The river originates from the southwest foot of Huang Gang Peak, which is the main peak of Wuyishan. It has nine twists, hence its name, Jiuquxi River (Nine-Bend River). The total length of the river ...