Xiang Wan Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shangrao
... sleep was the most important thing. After seeing the look on Wendy's face in answer to the question as to whether, if we had to go to a hospital, we should go to Nanchang or here in Shangrao, we decided o stick to the plan to go to Nanchang on schedule with Katie sleeping in the back row.
At 1:00, when we awoke her to get on the van, Katie said "where is my dress for the orphanage?" We told her we could not go and while ...
... were the hits of the young ladies who loved his beard and her blonde hair. We had a great time! It was the highlight of our trip to Shangrao so far.
We said our goodnights to Wendy and her cousin and as we headed for the hotel, some broke off to visit one of the local supermarkets while 'you know who' headed in for rest. Tommorrow will be a big day as we visit our first orphanage, appropriately Katie's, on the day 16 years later that we adopted her in ...
... rain, so the views were mist-shrouded and dark. However, the bright greens of the plants kept it from being gloomy.
The temple was actually just a small building with ten or so statues and a medium sized bell. There are other buildings that house a small care-taking family and there are rooms for rent if you wish to stay overnight. Sunrise would be quite beautiful, I’d guess. The family also cooks ...
The village of Banqiao (Wood Bridge) is a small, quiet place located about 10 km west of Shangrao County. It is surrounded by sandstone (well, some sort of sedimentary stone) hills with many of the valleys given over to small fishing ponds and rice fields. The area reminds me a bit of the American Badlands in North and South Dakota, although not as hot and dry and with more vegetation. There are layers ...
... never return to this area. I soaked up the view of the granite mountains as they sunk behind the less impressive (but still beautiful) green mountains, and before long I was back at the bottom. I know I've said this about many places already, but Sanqingshan is a definite highlight of the trip. The sheer beauty of the place is astounding; when I was surrounded by cloud, I loved it. When I had views of granite spires in every direction, I loved it. I'm pretty sure I had ...
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