The Great Wall Hotel
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... in flat like accommodation. It was mostly families and then there was an old person building, but it was not a care home!
We took the lift (thank god!) to the 11th floor and then we were greeted by a crowd of people who were all related to shuya in some way and had come to have dinner with us! Now i quickly learnt that people in china are either insisting that i eat something or i sit down and preferably both! You soon learn not to decline! But its awkward when an old lady gets ...
... The homes in the
settlement were interesting, an obvious difference between the poor and more
affluent as some 2-3 storied dwellings would only have part of the house
occupied as the family saved enough money to finish building. Each family
member is entitled by the government to own ½ an acre, and this is returned to
government when a person dies. Our guide remarked on the closeness of the people
in the settlement and how they help and ...
... better although at that point having a few scrapes on the bike on the way us 4 decided that we would take a taxi home and a avoid the 40 minute journey back all on the main road! A choice I am very pleased to have made! We had a lovely local meal at a local farmers home them cycled the short journey to the local caves and the underground mud baths!!
The caves were very impressive although I felt the guide could see some things in those rocks that I was struggling ...
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Last weekend saw me headed to another neighbouring city- this time with one of my students who had kindly offered to be my personal guide of her hometown. Caught the bus on Friday afternoon - took about 1 1/2 hours- got settled into my hotel and then we went out for dinner. WELL what a dinner it was........Yangzhou individual hot pot was my introduction to the cuisine of this area. Eating hot pot is not a passive activity: you must select morsels of prepared raw food from ...
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