Zhuang Yuan Fu Hotel
Travel Blogs from Anqing
... favorite was the children who would just blatantly point at us. I will never get the image of that little girl on the back of a moped just staring us down... hilarious. This village was very rural... like they still burn their trash and have communal outhouses rural. It was crazy to walk around and see how these people live. Hey, at least some of them had satellite TV.
After exploring ...
... objects in the water, which I initially mistook for logs, but which later turned out to be people swimming. Some were tied to little buoys tied to make them a little more visible to passing ships but many were just splashing around without. Not only for the danger of the passing boats, but also simply because of all the **** in the river, you'd not cach me doing that, but each to their own I guess.
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We were supposed to meet some friends here, but they got an awesome deal on a side trip. Therefore we spent the 4th sleeping. Not by choice mind you. It was also one of the few nights we spent in town that we DIDN'T hear fireworks. A bit disappointing. On the other hand we did get our paperwork that ...
This year 28 May is Dragon Boat Festival for the Chinese. This is a very special festival for many reasons. Last year they changed around the holidays a little and Dragon Boat Festival is now a national holiday, so it has become more popular to celebrate it again. The story behind it is about Qu Yuan. He was a loyal political advisor ...
... and split pants. This kid is probably wearing three or four layers of clothes or more. Traditionally this can be done between National Day (1 October) to Labour Day (1 May). Many of our students ask if we are cold when it is 25 degrees (75 degrees) in April and we are wearing a t-shirt. We were also able to go over to a new friends', Erna and Dagwin, home for dinner. They own two birds and one was very...um...vocal and loved ...
Other places to stay in Anqing
Yingjiang District, Anqing | Hotelfrom $38
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No.529 Renmin Road, Yingjiang District, Anqing | Hotelfrom $43
Yingjiang District, Anqing | Hotelfrom $21