Travel Blogs from Chongqing
... I guess you could call it. Of course I really wanted a guide book but it was the only place we have visited that did not have one!! I took some photos of the high doorsteps. The Chinese have these to prevent evil spirits entering the house. They cannot come in because they have no knees so cannot lift their feet to go over! Also they can only move in straight lines which is why so many Chinese paths have right angles. In order to enter the hall ...
After a night of thunderstorms, we woke up, ate and boarded the bus to the airport. Unfortunately my back decided to go into spasms so it was time for the pain pills. Everyone was super nice with Terry toting my backpack and Juan toting my luggage. Our plane was delayed for 30 minutes but at last we boarded. This time I had the window and Terry was in the middle. I knew it was going to be rough when the guy behind me ...
Today we arrived at Shibaozhai
Town early and were off the ship at 8:15. Even so it was already close to 90
degrees and the humidity was drenching. Because there is only a small dock
here, three boats tied up side by side and the others had to climb onto our
boat to reach the dock. We stopped here because there is a famous temple here
that was built against a 164 foot tall rock during the Ming ...
... the people I love the most.And on my travels I get home sick a lot but not in the right definition of the word. I don't miss places, food, my local bakery, habits,....that much. Especially Chongqing , the city I stayed. To be honest I will not miss this place at all. It's a big smelly unhealthy city and every time I get on a airplane I am glad to go to another place, because I realize even more that every other place is better than this city.
But the ...
... when travelling abroad that you must try since it is so different from what you would experience back home. I encourage any visitor to Chong Qing to head out to a restaurant serving the Hot Pot meal Chong Qing is known for. you will not regret it. Just make sure you only put in as much spice as you can handle. They are not joking when they titled this meal "Hot Pot."
After the Hot Pot meal, i was ready to walk around and ...
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center