Tianyu Holiday Hotel
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We woke early and from the room and balcony we watched the sun grow stronger in the clear air on the mountains opposite, while a fisherman quietly punted himself about just below the weir. Enjoying the cool morning air, we went down and had breakfast beside the river and were surprised to see punts starting to drift past even at this early hour. It was the Chinese national holiday so I think people were starting early to beat the crowds. Packed and ready by 11am, we realised ...
... took a boat ride and the guy paddled the boat really fast. I have a picture to show.
We walk a lot and take the subway. There are many people in China and a lot of buildings.
We are going to Beijing to see the Great Wall of China tomorrow.
Super Sam and Matthew
... 5 to 10 times the legitimate amount for cab fare. Luckily we read ahead and knew to expect them. Incidently, the cab fare from station to hostel was 11rmb (about 2 dollars). We experienced something similiar in shanghai. Wanting to treat Sam to a little stuffed panda bear we found them in old-town Shanghai. One vendor wanted 10rmb and another vendor (no more than a block away) wanted 100rmb. Great lesson I suppose.
... iced coffee perfect.
After lunch I decided to get some more exercise and do an abridged circuit, taking a causeway and checking out a few spots I missed yesterday.
It was adding up to another exhausting 20km walk in the heat. My backpack straps produced a rash, new boot inner soles produced blisters due to a poorly design and the fungus on my skin was having a field day in the ...
... are often seen with western soft drinks.
Strolling the lake was very relaxing, but I thought I'd step it up and see how far it is to go around the sizeable lake. As one walks alone you hear this automated message from behind emanating from a long golf cart taking passengers for a ride around the lake, I assume it said "Get out the way, lazy tourists who do not like walking come through" or something more polite. When I stepped up my pace, I contemplated recording ...