Zhenjiang International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Zhenjiang
... villages where new houses were being built. The land around the villages was like a giant allotment, with lots of neatly tended plots, as well as fields of rice. They grow lots of satsumas and grapefruits which look like enormous yellow pears here.
Alf is a great source of local knowledge, and entertained us over lunch, with stories of the goings-on with the other hotel owners, the police, the other expats who,live here. ...
On Tuesday we went to visit shuyas grandma. We left the house at 6.30am and by 9.40 we had arrvived. Shuya led me to believe her grandma lived in a care home! This was not a care home it was a huge place that i thought could be a chinese version of a council estate. But it turned out it was a town and when we walked through to the otherside it became clear that there was a high street, supermarket, huge town hall and everything you would need! There were 21 storey high buildings that ...
... what the medicine really is!
Yangshou is a very tidy city with very neat hedged gardens
and colourful trees. The surrounding hills make a spectacular backdrop to the
city. We drove back to Guilin in the bus and stopped on the way to visit a
traditional and functional farming community. The main crop is the rice and
they also grow abundant crops of chilli, a green-skinned orange which is juicy
but more bland than NZ oranges, cabbage and ...
... water lilly fields and buffalo stopping off along the way for some amazing pictures.
Rose had decided to take us on a 'new route' which actually totalled 2 hours cycling and it was 40 degrees! We were nearly at the farm where we were to have lunch when one of our group Matt fell really ill with sunstroke being horrifically sick and it actually brought it home that this was a pretty hard ride!
We met him at the farmers home for lunch thou and he ...
... model city of living environment and environmental protection. Marco Polo once served here as a municipal official. With a population of about 4.4million people the city is covered by beautiful parks in addition to the famous tourist spots.
Saturday morning saw me up bright and early as Melody was picking me up at 0730 to begin our day of sightseeing. Started off eating a typical Yangzhou breakfast of baozi as we rode on the local bus out to Slender West Lake - ...