TripAdvisor Reviews Railway Hotel Yichang
Travel Blogs from Yichang
... stay in a nice five star hotel: the Shangri-La. Again, our suitcases were delivered to our room and we fell into bed after a long day. I was so tired, I can't remember what we had for dinner. My guess is: something with rice, fried and spicy food, etc., etc.
More tomorrow from the exiting city of Xian. Xian is a little over an hour's flight from Wuhan.
Nelly and ...
... going deeper and deeper into the mountain on the 'stream'. We had to rapidly find our sea legs as the flat plastic barrels where tricky to navigate, we both kept nearly going over board! After another 10 minutes of wobbly walk, we reached the top of the gorge. Back on solid ground we walked up along the cliff face on a narrow inclining rickety tree top walkway into the thick bamboo and vegetation. It was so lush and green you felt a million miles away from the world ...
... on a small ferry for a one hour ride from Badong
up another gorge called the Shennong stream. Since the dam was finished it
is no longer a stream it is a water filled gorge with a depth of approx 80
meters. There is a point along the gorge where in the past the dead were
suspended from the rock cliffs, there are many hanging coffins however from our
vantage point only one was visible. We continued
further into the gorge ...
... airlines. 1. the flight attendants bow at the beginning of overhead announcements. It comes across as being very respectful of the passengers. 2. They provided a full hot meal for the flight included in the price of the ticket even though it was only 2 hours. (now that's service)!
After landing in Yi Chang we took a short motor coach ride to our ship. We learned en route that Yi Chang is the original home of navel oranges and kiwi fruit. The bus ride ...
... out that he was intending to put us on a bus departing at 8 pm which would be too late. But we did well to find the ticket office and get on a 6:30 bus to Yichang.
Arriving at Yichang at 11 pm (15 hours from Huangshan), we walked across the street from the bus terminal to Wonhow Motel (!). Without really intending to bargain, we inadvertently got one. The woman at the check-in counter tried in vain to raise her hand high enough to point to the rate board. The ...