Novotel Wuhan Xinhua
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just continuing our high paced journey through China....
eerily we had almost an entire hard-sleeper carriage to ourselves for the night. We weren't sure if we appreciated the policeman's warning to look after everything & ended up practically hugging our bags all ...
... from our fellow Chinese passengers. At least not until the karaoke started. Most of the cruise was spent looking at gorges from one of three boats, keeping an eye out for monkeys and identifying the sometimes tenuously named rock shapes. Apparently this is my hidden talent as I spotted many that were clearly missing from the Chinese commentary. It even earned me my first faux "I'm proud of ...
... equipment. As we went into the shop so did a man wanting his paintings framed. Sam was choosing some brushes for himself and the artist encouraged him to go for bigger ones. Sam showed him his own drawings so the guy agreed he was better off with the ones he was choosing!!
Finding a little pastry shop ("French?") was a highlight for Sam as we were able to get them to sell us a double shot coffee which tasted ...
... and chastise babies - even to the extent of giving them a little smack, comment on and play with strangers' hair (women with women) on long distance transport here. It is on the main refreshing and makes me feel much more comfortable when people try to figure out who I am - there is much more interest in everyone else than I had anticipated
... hours and gave us a good impression of the Yangtze. For the first hour or so there were only a handful of tourists besides us on the boat. This for sure changed after the first and second stops where the boat got fuller and fuller and the poor boat attendant was shouting at the passengers to behave and sit down (a very elusive quest). It was kind of a circus with kids running around, people screaming and taking pictures all at the same time – in short a ...
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