Wuhan Kingdom Hotel
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... and cleaning their fish and plucking chickens in the same stretch of water ( side by side); and the local crops on the outskirts. Finally on my last day it was by bus to another village - Qinghua to see the Rainbow bridge (800 years old and original!!!) A bit same, same so think I am done with old villages. Very hot and humid. I am certainly in an area where very few western tourists venture. Lots of stares and very little English spoken. Getting food has been a bit hit ...
Not a lot to say about Wuhan really. Another big city in China - home to about 5 million. It's on the Yangtze and its a BIG river here. Must be at least one km across, maybe more. Lots of river traffic. And quite a few BIG bridges. The Chinese certainly know how to build bridges. The Yellow Crane Park, and the Yellow Crane tower, is probably the main ...
From Yichang it was overland east - to Wuhan. Before I got off the boat I asked how I could get from the dock to the railway station at Yichang to catch a train to Wuhan. I thought the dock would be in the town, and that the town was relatively small. Silly me. The dock was 10-15 km from the town and, like all places in China, it was home to millions so was a bit more than a town. "Get a private car from the dock" I ...
... and at one point I noticed he was taking my picture- not uncommon in China. When we had finished he was so excited he came over and congratulated Wen on teaching me such a fine poem in that beautiful place, and how it filled his heart with joy that a Westerner was studying Chinese culture. I tried to say something to him in my basic Chinese and he just kind of laughed and looked away, and then asked if he could take a photo with us. Maybe ...
... br> new local guide, Helen, who told us about the history of Wuhan on our way to
the Hubei provincial museum. I have never seen so much construction going on
anywhere in my life—even copared to Abu Dhabi! Everywhere you looked they were
tearing down old 3 story buildings and replacing them with complexes of 50
story buildings. The city is about 9 million people—larger than almost all US
cities, yet ...