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The Bamboo Sea is an official tourist destination with special maps and other recognition. However each local hotel seems to run its own show in arranging visits to sites within the district. It's about 20 miles wide with mostly two lane asphalt roads for the tour buses and private cars.
Neither Chichi nor Chen had been here before, so were excited to visit. This entry continues with lunch on our first day. It's a little tiresome to flip thru ...
... interesting Chinese literary connections, in addition to Hessler, I guess the main one must be Edgar Snow, who wrote 'Red Star over China' but he's been forgotten, except here. Our connection goes back at least as far as Daniel Boone digging and selling ginseng roots for export to the Qing Dynasty. That we're such a land-locked centrally located state may make us somewhat curious how anyplace ...
... stumbled upon my destination. As I pulled up Luzhou in the ticket machine, a bunch of options popped up, with Chinese characters in parentheses next to Luzhou. So, I copied those and went back to my hostel. Evidently there are several Luzhous, and the one I wanted wasn't an option. Luckily, there was another girl working there from the Luzhou I wanted to go to, and informed me not to use the machine, they were for different places, and to just go to the bus station and get ...
... underground train. I like riding trains very much!
This train took us across the river to the Science Museum. Auntie Rachel and I walked down the street from the museum to the Oriental Pearl Tower. It was a long walk, but along the way we saw some really cool things! The streets was lined with trees that had lights like Christmas time. It was so pretty.
We walked and walked until we finally reached the Oriental Pearl Tower. ...
Today was a beautiful, sunny, laid back day. I spent a few hours biking, a few hours walking, a few hours writing, and a few hours sitting by the river.
After the recent rain, the river looks like an endless stream of instant hot chocolate. It ...
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