JW Marriott Hotel Chongqing
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... bus and it becomes chaos – seems we’re just about the only ones that don’t have allocated seats! Still, we manage to find enough seats and settle down for the five-hour journey down to Chongching where we’ll board the boat for a three-day cruise down the Yangtse River. The journey is pleasant enough, though we’re a little surprised by the safety video depicting scenes of actual coach crashes and the impact of not wearing your seat ...
... you can select and cook your own meal. You can also prepare your own dipping sauce. Quite interesting!
After lunch we drove to the airport for the one hour flight to Xi'an. This is a very large city and from what I've seen so fa,r is quite stunning. The hotel complex is superb and we had a Brazilian barbecue for dinner. We selected salads and hot veg from ...
... won't be rushing to visit again. Some of the reasons being the following: Chinese people are cool and abit crazy at times well to us anyway. Lots of older ladies wearing fish net tights and thigh high boots, dancing and doing tai chi at random places! We notice people shout a lot or are they just talking and we still can't get used to the spitting and pushing in ques for anything. It's like they are scared of missing something if they aren't in the front of the crowd. ...
... is quieter and "more serene"). The only possible option was a 5* luxury cruise ship, which was more than twice our budget.
So, we headed to the Guild Hall, which the Lonely Planet assured us was beautiful and had wonderful operatic practice performances on Thursdays. Needless to say, there were no operatic performances. The place was quite pretty, but certainly not enough to lift our gloomy spirits.
We returned to the hostel and decided to have dinner ...
by Julia Powalla
Julia mentioned, He Wu and Zhao Rong had taken her to a place like that before: an open air museum with re-built old Chinese country houses. On the way to the 'fake ancient town' He Wu kept referring to, he stopped the car in front of a modern Expo building, covered with lawns and trees on various plateaus. "Diversity" he said, repeating what I had said about China in front of his class. "Old - and new." Julia noticed how ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility