Banshan Hotel

No.56 Fazhan Road, Develop Zone, Yichang, Hubei, 443000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Yichang

China Part 2: Sailing the Yangze and Hiking

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels


... that way), but as he had to leave early the next morning following the wedding, I did not complete the link-up. Additionally, it would cost as much to mail the suit as it was worth, and I really didn't feel like carrying it around for a few months (then again, one never knows when you need to suit up). So, taking advantage of the resources at my disposal, I worked out a trade with the boat ticket guy, my suit for a boat ticket. Now, the ticket was worth about $100 ...

Yichang, Beginning of Yangtze cruise

A travel blog entry by emmaw


... for up traffic and one for down! I had no idea we had to cross the dam in the boat - I had presumed it was down river from where we started and we just went to look at it - but how wrong I was! There are actually five locks and it takes about 3 and a half hours to negotiate all five, as in total, they are over a mile long and is the largest lock system in the world! The guide told us we were lucky to be able to get though the locks ...

Yangtze River Cruise

A travel blog entry by heatherburns007


... like so much of the Chinese landscape , the stuff of dreams.

The stories I have read about life on the Yangtze during the 20's and 30's had created a romantic image of trading silk and tea with Europeans but the reality today of an industrial revolution is pollution and squalor with ugly architecture. There is an almost permanent smog/fog as we approach Chongqing.

Will the sky ever be blue again?


Get me off this dam boat

A travel blog entry by pennyduce


... system where they hold water and raise water and do all sorts of things to control the tide of the river. It took us just over 3 hours to go through the 3 locks.. yes and that was suppose to be a high light of the first day!

That night they put on a very very cheesy show where they played musical chairs and the Adults got really involved.. I think the Chinese sense of humour is very different to western.

They ...

Duck heads and Chicken Feet

A travel blog entry by lionelrishi

... and staying at "villages" on the banks, by night.

The first village, Fengjie, was about the size of Watford, but thankfully that's where the similarities ended. This one - Yichang was much larger, with imposing buildings and a huge metallic industrial heart - I almost thought I heard someone say "Eh, Calm down, calm mate?"

Still there was no time to quip about our plight as, Frank the tank had already organised taxi's to ...


This hotel, located in the Dongshan development Zone area of Yichang, is near Three Gorges Dam Project.
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