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... Nationalist China for much of the war, Chongqing was one of the most heavily bombed cities in the world, so in this instance we were able to forgive them their heavy renovations.
After weathering a rain storm we waited until dark before finding a local hotpot restaurant in an underground eatery (a disaster - too much chilli and poor random choices made from the all-Mandarin menu), then made our way to the Chongqing cable car which passes from one bank of the Yangtze ...
... evidence of cameras is prevalent. So basically, you wander around this park next to the top of the dam, take pictures and leave.
The rest of the morning was spent sailing down the Yangtze to our final port. After lunch, we docked and unloaded to a bus and spent the next five hours driving through the Chinese countryside to Wuhan, site of the nearest large airport. We passed by the first rice paddies I have seen in ...
... all knitting. Being a bit of a knitter and a wool freak this caught my attention but Riona and Orla didn't share my enthusiasm. There was an array of beautifully knitted hats with intricate patterns in them in the most exquisite colours. Ok ok I am rambling! We decided to wait at the top of the escalators to give us a good vantage point to spot Peter and Aoife. As we waited we spotted something culturally quite extraordinary. A small boy, I guess 2 years old was ...
... man, and sometimes I don't listen to him much, because his accent is so thick and awesome that I just admire it instead. Moral of the story, make as many friends as possible. Everyone's friendly if you're friendly first.
Last weekend, Keel and I once again headed to Fuling, but this time to celebrate Michaela's 24th birthday. I indeed mocked her a lot for being almost 1/4 century old, although I'm on my way as well. Also once again, Keel and I had quite an ...
... the guy to many sketchy areas, he finally stuffed us into a 3-wheeler cab. Hard to explain that thing. Anyways, we were concerned for quite a bit, thinking we'd be stuffed into this tiny car for 2 hours. However, to our great luck, we instead were stuffed into a van, with 15 others, in a van built for 11 people. In addition, one of the passengers had recently puked on the floor in front of him. Continuing my luck streak, the driver cleaned the puke up (sorta) ...