Jiangxi Yuquandao Hotel
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One of the reasons for this trip was to visit the Water Resources Institute of Jiangxi. A delegation came to visit the Toowoomba campus earlier this year, on the basis of trying to find a partner institute in Australia to work with. They were so impressed by our presentation, that they invited us to reciprocate the travel and go to their campus.
We met with Mr Wu who is the Director of the Institute and a full delegation of ...
Wow what a day! Yesterday we drove back from the Mt LuShan and on the way passed this massive religious statute of Buddha - The Golden Buddha. Its the largest outdoor statute of Buddha in the world at over 81m high. We climbed the stairs to the half way point, and got a great view of the valley below.
Got back to Nanchang around lunch time, and then went to the Business Centre of the hotel to prepare ...
Flew out of Chengdu this morning, and arrived in Nanchang. At least here there is a bit of blue sky, although the smog is still incredibly thick - the Chinese refer to it as haze, rather than smog!!!
We were met at the airport by Mr Shaolin Yang and the Director of the Jiangxi Water Resources Institute - Mr Wu.
An interesting observation of workplace health and safety - see if you can see the guy in the red shirt installing an ...
So the train experience is over and we are freshly showered at our hotel in Nanchang. Nanchang is the smallest of our cities so far. At first glance it feels more 'in-the wops' but at 5.5million people we’re far from being in a town. Due to its proximity to both the famous Yangtze River and the Pearl River Delta regions, it is (as we saw) a major railroad hub in Southern China. (Thanks, Wikipedia)
Each day we receive a food ...
... I made a mental note to wash my hands well with soap before I ate lunch.
We wandered around the three villages and checked off all five sites that were included in my ticket, which included a small museum of farming implements, a couple mansions and a dismantled watch tower.
We drove back and made it just in time for me to catch a sleeper train home. Six hours later, it was raining in Changsha.