Chongqing Meiyu Hotel
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The resident was a short little Chinese lady, 58 and she
lives with her husband and father aged 93 who was making slippers on the ground
floor of the 2 level house. It had a few bedrooms and a kitchen but was sparsely
furnished. Her 2 daughters live in the city now and have good professional jobs.
She said that she was happy to move to better accommodation as it is more
comfortable than when she was farming in a small ...
The peculiarity of this city are the two rivers the meet each other in the middle of it - the Yangtze River that is yellow (because of the massive amount of silt it carries) and the Jialing River that is green/blue. You can see a clear line of colour where the smaller Jialing merges into the mighty Yangtze creating Chongqing's classical postcard picture.
The city keeps expanding by ...
... while we wait for our respective trains. For the hour that follows he reads out interesting sentences from the bilingual waiting room magazine (called 'Train'). He takes the time to correct my pronunciation, despite quickly realising that this is a lost cause. In return I read back to him in English and show him pictures of my family, my travel buddies and Mongolia. His mother looks on apologetically but it's a neat way to spend an hour. As his train is called he presses ...
... Chinese and no Japanese and they could speak some English and only a little Chinese. He was cool though. Next, we went into the Chonqing train station to buy a ticket, which I had looked earlier in the day to make sure times were available. I got to the front of the line with my passport in hand as well as Mitseru and Emiko’s, too. I said Hechuan and she said 没有 (mei you, don’t have). I said, 你们今晚没 ;有票吗 ...
I sat down at a tea shop on Thursday. The shop is on the riverside and has a really nice view and pleasant ambiance. The tea house is on the brick path that hugs the riverside. This makes for nice people watching, or being watched by people. John and I came here this afternoon with intention to study some Chinese, and I had plans to write my blog. We found a nice seat by the window. People walked by and turned their heads as they always do. We ordered some tea and it only came with a ...