Chuang Shi Ji Hotel
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... day in Chongqing having taken in the riverbank scenery en route. Could not help but think of all the refugees taking the very same route during The War of Resistance (1937-1945). All crowded on boats and being bombed by the Japanese. Arriving in Chongqing we visited an ancestral hall. I loved this. It was specifically for people coming from outside the city to have a place they could go to for support from like minded people. A native place ...
... just downward. People do offer to help you, but it will cost you 10 yuan. There are also what they call strongmen, who, using ropes and poles, will carry four suitcases to the ship. They also will unload all the suitcases when a boat docks. We are on the Main deck. All cabins have a balcony and are not bad size. We are on the Victoria Jenna, a large river boat that carries about 400 passengers. Good news is that we get ...
... and the 100 yr
egg—that tasted fine if you like hardboiled eggs. They soak the eggs in lime I
think and the shell dissolves and the whole egg turns black. Dale took a
chicken foot, but chickened out and wouldn’t taste it! He said the pig ear was
bland and chewy.
Later on our guide gave Mahjong
lessons and I finally learned how to play. It is a lot like gin rummy. Packing
up tonight because we leave at ...
After having a wonderful and relaxing time on the Yangtze river enjoying the breathtaking views of the lesser gorges, mountains and happy locals, we headed to Chong Qing and back to the bustle of the city.
Chong Qing was an interesting city known for its spicy cuisine. After an orientation walk, Ricky took us to a restaurant to try the famous Hot Pot. Curious, I couldn't wait to see what this Hot Pot meal was about.
... also walking on their hands, something I can do well. So that's what I did--I walked as far as I could, people applauding the rather unimpressive talent, until I reached an outdoor restaurant some 10 yards away. I waved to the restaurant patrons as I returned to my feet, which got a laugh from them. Oh, silly foreigners.
The guys tired out (though later got back to it), and Alexi and I decided to head back to school. We said goodbye to the many drunken ...