Wuhan Oriental Hotel
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... The second day I hired a bike ( old men are not banned from hiring a bike here) and rode out to two other villages about 25km away - Sixi and Yancun. The owner of the hostel came with me on his bike for the ride. A nice ride and a chance to see the countryside a bit closer up. Lots of rice fields in the valley floors (quite high hills all around), tea plantations on the sides of some of the hills, and the usual vegetable crops - corn, beans, potatoes, peppers etc. Lots ...
... the city ( part of the city ) - the Changchun Temple and the Guiyuan Temple ( Taoist and Buddhist respectively ). It's getting to be "just another temple" though. Lots of rain so my walks had to be timed carefully so as not to get wet. And pretty heavy rain on one of the days. Not a lot of Western tourists - in fact I didn't see any for my whole stay in ...
... only $40, very far, only private cars, no taxis". Yeah right. Finally I figured that if I walked up the hill from the dock to the main road I could catch a bus to the city and then get a taxi for $2 to the station. So, as soon as we docked, I was off to get my bus and taxi to catch the train at 5.30pm (I had 3 hours). Then I got lucky. Whilst waiting for the bus a local told me he was also going into town on the ...
... more on that later. We then headed up to famous site in China called the Yellow Crane Tower. it is quite amazing, built on a small hill overlooking the Yantze river. Many poems have been written about it, and my favourite moment of the day was when we stopped for tea in a teahouse overlooking the tower and the river and my friend taught me one of the most famous poems written about the tower, about saying good bye to some friends leaving on a boat in a ...
... near the lobby and dining room. There are
small shops on the other floors selling traditional Chinese goods—wooden ware,
pearls, tea, hand painted bottles, chops, and even a tailor who will make you a
silk jacket or dress overnight. There is a bar on one floor, a lounge on
another, a computer lab, a library, infirmary, spa, beauty parlor, and big sun
deck. Our room is very nice and comfortable with a little ...