7 Days Inn (Chongqing Jiefangbei Buxingjie)
TripAdvisor Reviews 7 Days Inn (Chongqing Jiefangbei Buxingjie)
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Before Chongqing we visited the Ghost City of Fengdu which was pretty much for tourists. Only interesting bit being the Red Guards having destroyed various temples which have since been rebuilt. However, that is relevant in itself. Hot as hell and we had a lot of walking to do up hill. A Chinese girl attached herself to us to practise her English. It was excellent. Mike's birthday yesterday!! Quite a milestone. It was a day of moving around and we ...
... just downward. People do offer to help you, but it will cost you 10 yuan. There are also what they call strongmen, who, using ropes and poles, will carry four suitcases to the ship. They also will unload all the suitcases when a boat docks. We are on the Main deck. All cabins have a balcony and are not bad size. We are on the Victoria Jenna, a large river boat that carries about 400 passengers. Good news is that we get ...
... and the 100 yr
egg—that tasted fine if you like hardboiled eggs. They soak the eggs in lime I
think and the shell dissolves and the whole egg turns black. Dale took a
chicken foot, but chickened out and wouldn’t taste it! He said the pig ear was
bland and chewy.
Later on our guide gave Mahjong
lessons and I finally learned how to play. It is a lot like gin rummy. Packing
up tonight because we leave at ...
... Jack this game. He would love it!
Immediately after that we went to a pearl demonstration, again on the 3rd deck. I learned that if pearls stay cold after you put them on, they are real. If not they are fake. There are also two kinds of pearls; freshwater and salt water. We all had rose tea next. Jan met us for a dumpling making class. We learned how to make them totally from scratch! I got to fold one into the the pocket: ). They were very good. We went up to our ...
... before using the Hot Pot.
Once everyone is back to the table with plates of noodles and/or rices along with the created sauce of spices and flavour uniquely to your taste, he started demonstrating the meal process.
The pot in the middle of the table is full of broth and in our case, the outside layer with hot peppers ready to set your mouth on fire. A cart is brought to the table with an array of meats ...