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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 ...
Hours to while away in this small village and not a whole lot to do.... Slept In, read a book, chatted, ate and generally wandered about then a 40 minute walk down to where our buses await. If you don't like hanging off the side of a cliff going up hill then you certainly wouldn't enjoy it going downhill with no guardrails (except some red tape In some spots) and some gloriously steep drop offs. I guess it would be a nice view if ...
... of all the things I've learned on this trip. Hopefully some of it will stick. :)
We drove through Guilin on the way to the hotel and the city has a much more relaxed feel than any of the other Chinese cities we've been to so far. The guide joked that the dialect here in the south is different and that the way they say hello is "ni hao y'all."
There is much less smog here. After all, it's only a village of 8 million people. (Yes, 8 million ...
... a single path through a market and up a hill. When we arrived at the base of the village, we were told we'd have to walk up the hill to our hotel (no streets) We were imediately swarmed by women carrying large baskets. They put our suitcases in the baskets and started carrying them up the hill to our hotel. They charge 30 Yuan for this (about $5) and it's well worth it. Two of the people carrying our bags were quite old, but they ...
... font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Tomorrow we get on a boat up the Li River to Yangshou for 3 nights at the Li River Retreat. Have a look at its website (on our itinerary) to see how beautiful it is. We are planning nothing while we are there, just chilling out. We are all absolutely exhausted from long days walking around and sitting in cars, buses and planes for hours upon end. We have had long busy days every day. Looking forward to ...