Mareka Express Inn Chongqing Xiuyuan
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After docking at Chongqing, a city of 33 million people and the biggest cities in China. In the 1970s the Chinese government chose Chongqing as a centre of industrial growth and many new factories were built there.The city is quite amazing with infrastructure eg freeways, monorail system etc constructed mainly after 2000. This city was the nation's capital during the war due to ...
Chongqing is a great city to visit for a holiday but you need to do your research first. Knowing when to visit, where to stay and how to handle the weather can help you enjoy your holiday more.
Finding great Chongqing accommodation is not too difficult considering the wide range of options available. From hotels that offer top level facilities, to mid-range establishments all the way to dormitory style ...
I arrive in Chongqing sore, but relieved. Leg one of conquering China has come to a close. It has been a challenge, but good preparation for the mountain passes and long saddle days of leg two. Plans have challenged due to Chinese bureaucracy, so Chongqing is where I put my bike away, blow the dust off my bags and break out my sandals. From here I rest, make new friends, and look forward to the days to come. Tibet here I come!
... Nationalist China for much of the war, Chongqing was one of the most heavily bombed cities in the world, so in this instance we were able to forgive them their heavy renovations.
After weathering a rain storm we waited until dark before finding a local hotpot restaurant in an underground eatery (a disaster - too much chilli and poor random choices made from the all-Mandarin menu), then made our way to the Chongqing cable car which passes from one bank of the Yangtze ...
... At one point we docked and visited a centre for presentation of unique folk culture of the region. The young group of performers entertained us with music, singing and dance. The visitors centre also presented each of us with a small gift of Jade stone.
After lunch our Cruise Director on the Katarina confirmed the need for passengers to transfer by bus coach to Katarina's sister ship, Victoria Sophia. ...