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... land beside the
river. The community stayed together so she still has her friends around her.
The elderly who have been relocated are well provided for with government pensions.
Families are expected to look after their aging parents. They don’t appear to have
homes for the old as we do. To make extra money she and her husband carry
tourists on a sedan chair as she is very strong. They also sell potatoes which
they had ...
I've found a way to use Rajiv's unpreparedness against him and make things more simple for us when it comes to conversing with the locals. I withhold information and this means that he can't attempt to translate some random gobbledygook to confuse a situation that's already under control. This works well in Chongqing when we get off the train. I can't convince him to take the subway (where ...
Visit to the Zoo to see the Black & white Panda's along with their red panda cousins (resembles raccoon & is about 42" long). Both animals were adorable, After zoo we boarded our ship the "Century Paragon" for our trip on the Yantze River! Smog was heavy at start of our ...
... buildings and building much larger ones and eating into the countryside. An overwhelming 30 million people live in the several towns and cities that make up the greater Chongqing metropolitan zone.
The city centre is immaculate with the bright lights of big, famous fashion brands illuminating the main streets. When viewed from afar, as we did when crossing the river by cable car, it has a ...
Monday 29th June - Badong
Today we travelled by boat along the Shennong Stream which starts at Mount Shennong Jia in Hubei Province north of the Yangtze. It comprises of Parrot Gorge and Long Chang Gorge, with breathtaking scenery.
Shennong Stream runs for sixty kilometres and enters the Yangtze at Xilixiakou. The precipice on the sides are very high and most have an angle of 80 - 90 degrees. The ...