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... place. However they didn't prove to be so functional - no water!
For lunch we stopped at Changde and we were grateful for a higher standard than we had had for the past couple of days. And then, as we approached Changsha, the traffic snarled -it was a holiday-so we were taken for a very early dinner before checking into our hotel.
Changsha is China's 3rd city and it was near here that Mao Tse Tung was born.
... and not having someone meet me. So, there it was Thursday evening, 8/20/15 and I got on C-Trip and booked a Lingling to Changsha flight, for what I thought was 220 RMB, but ended up 340 RMB. Still that’s only about $50. I knew from the previous week not to expect to buy a train ticket Thursday for Friday, but a flight: no problem. Then, not satisfied with the Hunan Yuelu Mountain Youth Hostel, I went for the old Changsha International Youth ...
... I walked into Vennie's building, which is also a large shopping center, and immediately saw a Dairy Queen (ice cream related eats only) where Vennie met me about an hour later, after I had done a quick walk through the 6 floor mall, including their B1 grocery store with most of what was on my shopping list: a decent variety of real cheeses and butter (Irish, New Zealand and more), tuna, peanut butter, pickles (no relish) and even Honey Nuts cereal.
... of water for 8 RMB.
That done, and my travel bottle refilled I headed out on my first outing of the day, to get a plug adapter so I could eventually plug in my laptop. Again, unlike most YHAs, this hostel is all Chinese and the outlets had a standard 2 prong and a 3 prong- but all flat holes, no round hole for the typical American 3rd prong. I went to Tongcheng's A-Best supermarket and was surprised they didn't sell a single power strip to help me, though in ...
... was in bed: the hard, traditional mattress, also uncommon in YHA hostels, especially in a private room such as foreigners might stay in. But, as it turned out, it was one of my best night’s sleeps in weeks. That’s a good reason to 'vacation’ occasionally, or frequently. At home one always has a pattern and chores and so many things on the “to do” list. Away from home, one should just be in the moment. So ended my August 13th in ...