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... 15 - Susie 5) and going back to our rooms to write diaries and the like. Yesterday we went to one of the watertowns that are dotted around the outskirts of Shanghai. From what I gathered they are quite picturesque and some of them are a little Venice like. It was ******* it down when we left the hostel. Turns out my waterproof mac is ****. We went for brunch down Huanghe Road, famous for its food. Well, I say famous, I'd never heard of it before I looked up the best rated ...
... ask the various shapes and creatures in the rocks...."Can you see a snowman? Can you see the mushrooms? Can you see a lion? Can you see the Statue of Liberty...Can you see a raccoon on a skateboard with a monkey on his head?..." My mother would have loved it! :-)
Before leaving Guilin, we stopped at the government silk factory and learned how they turned small cocoons into beautiful silk comforters and blankets. The kids got to stretch the silk and ...
Sunday 7th October 2012
Woke up feeling pretty rough, but managed a bit of breakfast before we hit the road. It was quite an experience just getting to the rice terraces – the road went from nice dual carriageways to bumpy backroads pretty damn quick, and that was well before we hit the helter-skelter narrow ribbon of a trail that wound up the mountains. The sheer drop over the side was ...
... to the south of town. Guilin dates back to the Qin era, and by the 6th century AD, its hills were already inspiring poets. Under the Ming, it emerged as a provincial capital, a position lost in 1914 to Nanning. Guilin today is a tidy tourist city, with about ten parks enclosing some ...
... soup to lots of people lining up and they had some illuminated dragon-, and carp-shaped lanterns. Very different from the Taiwanese lantern festival that I wrote about a couple of weeks ago. It was really nice to be a while in a smaller Chinese city for a while with a more laidback atmosphere.
Because I thought I was going to Tibet in a couple days, I flew out to Chengdu, in Sichuan province, central China for a lay over of about 20 hours. In this time I visited what ...