JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing
Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... of china. I'm starting to miss Jon's mums Sunday dinners now! We chose the cheaper tourist option and travelled on a non English speaking boat. Straight away your thinking why would you do this?! Well we were up for the challenge and plus it saved us around £300! So we ventured onto a bus full of Chinese people looking at us as if we had got lost! The 5 hour journey to the boat was horrendous; firstly because we feared for our lives with the driver racing around ...
... ended up at the Arhat Temple, where we strolled around for a bit, before heading back towards the hostel. We de-toured into a shopping mall and bought a hat and gloves for Mr H from H&M, and then snacks from the supermarket.
After a bit of a rest, we headed out in search of dinner, and tried a local hot-pot restaurant recommended by the hostel. The staff spoke not one word of English, and our Cantonese is limited to Ni-how ("Hello"), Shi-shi ("Thank you") and ...
... other Julia began to talk about Vincent, a confused history student, who talked his girlfriend into marrying a Belarussian friend of his.
Suddenly, she had all of the students’ attention, their eyes were fixed on her lips, as they were listening with delight. Apparently, Julia’s publisher should take a translation into Chinese into consideration. And the last hand-clapping-scenario, that followed, contained a fair part of honest ...
... of people swept and mopped the floor in front of the building. "They keep watering, but they are mopping one square metre with the four of them for ever."
He Wu had just made his driving license. He was a very good driver though: careful, self-assured. We were like a family going on vacation. He Wu and Zhao Rong in the front - as our parents. Julia & I in the back. In this country I would always remain a child.
The fake ancient ...
... line at a bus stop
People smoking thin cigarettes
People pointing in a direction saying „this way“, and, when Julia asks them in Chinese whether it’s correct to go straight, turn left after two blocks, and then right, they keep pointing and repeat „this way, this way“.
Heaters that ...
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